Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Well educated, low-maintenance, rather bookish
and an insatiable
conversationalist. Always a sucker for a suit and tie
. Looking for wit and
brains; ornamental is important too. Have a soft spot for slightly
make me melt.
I can have a long conversation
on almost any topic. I
try an see as many performances as I can (when I'm not working on
one of my own pieces). Love going to the opera
and the theater
. I compose and direct musical
musical theater and opera.
I spend way too much money on books
and have nowhere to put them (damn
New York apartments). Other than that, I'm not really into material
possessions, laptop excepted. Also looking for a bridge
I am intellectual, curious, and passionate
What I’m doing with my life
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Working in the arts
Also do freelance communications/corporate documentary
. Been working a lot in
Enjoying New York. It's sometimes difficult to do both, but I do
what I can.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Conversation; cooking (All-Clad
man myself, but I cook well
with Calphalon boiz).
I'm good at my work and am always seeking new projects and
The first things people usually notice about me
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I'm very precise, somewhat formal, with a dry sense of humor.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Marius the Epicurean
(no, seriously). My favorite authors
. Also love Tolstoy
. I read a lot of
non-fiction, particularly history
and some philosophy
(wish I had a second
lifetime to study Kant
is a touchstone. I'm strongly
influenced by Stravinsky
. Other composers are far too
numerous to mention, but I have a penchant for the very old or the
very new; not much into the 19th century (Brahms
is an exception). My favorite
opera is Pelléas et Mélisande
My favorite directors are Simon McBurney
and Robert Lepage
(although I've been disappointed with his recent work at the Met
Will eat just about anything if it's well prepared. It's hard to
have a proper dinner party in the city; I just don't have the space
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
1. a good chef's knife; 2. passport
; 3. single-malt
(everything is better
); 4. my
; 6. a
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Art and society. American culture
as they relate to life in
America and New
I'm fascinated by cities and love wandering aimlessly around
How to make a living in the arts in America.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Seeing a performance of some sort: opera, theater, concert.
Possibly dinner with friends. Although sometimes I'm so exhausted I
just come home and crash. I actually prefer going out on weeknights
because it's less crowded.
You should message me if
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You're a gentleman scholar looking for the same. I'm sucker for
slightly nerdy guys with glasses.
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