Author: Erik Sundquist

The More I learn, the Less I Know

My Ariosto Project

The masterpiece of Ludovico Ariosto (1474-1533) and one of the glores of Italian renaissance poetry is the Orlando Furioso, published in three editions between 1516 and 1532. Its over 35,000 lines, dozens of characters, and intricate plotting may make reading it a daunting journey for some. Here I have posted some travel aids. After a…
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December 2019–Ariosto, Donizetti, Rossini, Proust, Baudelaire

November 2019–Donizetti

Adelaide di Borgogna: ossia Ottone, re d’Italia

Adelaide di Borgogna (Adelaide of Burgundy)

Baseball for Aliens

Baseball for Aliens: A Brief Overview for People and Others Who Think They Will Never Understand It

June Mediterranean Cruise

Twelve days at sea with a Bonaparte theme.

Wines of New Zealand

Presentation at a luncheon tasting at DACOR Bacon House, November 19, 2015

Northern and Central Italy

A Presentation with Tasting held at DACOR Bacon House on October 19, 2016.

Wines of the South West of France

Program notes for a Lecture on French wines of the South-West with representative samples, held at DACOR Bacon House, June 25, 2015

Northern Italian Wines

Introducing Wines of Northern Italy, presented at DACOR Bacon House, July 9, 2015