Please recommend
   using these social sharing buttons:




  book details  

  books by Carole Kulikowski  



Book: The Summer of the Rosenkavalier by Carole Kulikowski

Book: The Summer of the Rosenkavalier by Carole Kulikowski

star rating  4.3 stars based on the 3 most helpful Amazon reviews
categories: Book, Literary Fiction, Humor, Romance, Chick Lit, Classical Music, European Settings, Opera

Carole Kulikowski

about this book: The novel is a satire about the opera world. I have always been surprised that a humorous novel has not been written about the opera world. I think it would appeal to an audience that likes fiction/humor, plus it is educationally "lite" - in the sense that it is informative but not intimidating or dull - about the classical music world. The opera singer, Anna Trent, is performing Der Rosenkavalier at European music festivals, and the action and tone of the novel is interwoven with the action of the opera. The humor of both range from dark to farce, but both deal with serious themes such as aging, infidelities, family dramas.

The novel follows the Anna's career from her garage band days in 1960's Kansas to the present day opera stages of Europe; and the humorous escapades of the Trent entourage: her philandering English husband, her neglected daughter, a devious au pair, feuding international colleagues and the young American conductor with whom she is conducting her first guilty affair.

I am an artist represented by Ceres Gallery in New York City and I created the cover of the novel.

what to read next: if you read and liked this book...

Learn more about this book,  Read reviews  or  Add to wish list

Find the best offer for this book

Visit this related website:

▾ reviews voted most helpful on ▾

 Read more reviews or Submit your own review 

This book on





More Reviews

   • Music Review: Joan Sutherland - The Greatest Hits
   • Music Review: Great Recordings Of The Century - Janet Baker Sings Mahler, Barbirolli

  show list of all published reviews | subscribe to the feed

Home | Contact | Legal Notice | Impressum Book Promotion | Do you like | Boost Your Karma