Romantic song evening with wagner tenor in the golden eagle’s hat

romantic song evening with wagner tenor in the golden eagle's hat

The french tenor anthony lo papa, who has been a regular guest at the wagner festival in the climatic health resort for four years, had invited to a wonderful song evening with the famous song cycle "die schone mullerin" invited by franz schubert. He was accompanied on the piano by wolfgang pinkow-margerie.
The visitors felt that the musician’s special love and devotion was to german songs.
"The beautiful muller was composed by franz schubert as a song cycle for voice and piano in 1823 and it has not lost its magic to this day. The text is based on the collection of poems by wilhelm muller contained in the 77 posthumous poems from the papers of a traveling forest horn player published in 1821. Schubert set 20 of the 25 poems to music, and the content is decidedly romantic.
The interpretations of the first songs of the cycle were joyful and with a certain urge to love, and wolfgang pinkow-margerie was a master at providing the piano accompaniment in a fast rhythm to match. The second part of the song cycle then turned more into resignation, melancholy and impotent anger and showed the boundaries between an unbridled will to live, fear and despondency, melancholy and even depression.
The first concert was given by anthony lo papa in the johanniskirche church. He dedicated it to his late mother, who very often vacationed in wirsberg with her family. The tenor praised the collaboration with wolfgang pinkow-margerie: "it was a great pleasure that he was so well prepared. Already at the first rehearsal we found together."

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Contaminated water in lower franconia: residents must continue to boil their drinking water

contaminated water in lower franconia: residents must continue to boil their drinking water

Update from 26.09.2018, 16.37 o'clock: boil water ban must be maintained

Based on the current results of the microbiological drinking water tests conducted on monday at the high reservoir in zellingen, the boiling ban must be maintained for all affected communities. In the district of wurzburg, these are eisingen, erlabrunn, helmstadt with holzkirchhausen, hettstadt, hochberg, kist, leinach, neubrunn with bottigheim, thungersheim, uettingen, waldbuttelbrunn with robbrunn and madelhofen, and in the district of main-spessart, retzbach with zellingen.

Two colonies of enterococci were found in monday's sample. This positive finding will now be analyzed further by the bavarian state office for health and food safety (LGL). As soon as the results are available, they will be published.

As explained in yesterday's meeting with the mayors of the affected municipalities and in yesterday's press interview, the boil-off ban can only be lifted if there is a constant presence of sufficient chlorine levels and constant unobjectionable microbiological findings.

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Test results take longer

The increasing number of corona cases in the city and district of coburg has unfortunately led to longer waiting times for the transmission of test results, but also to delays in contacting people by the health department. This is announced by the district office coburg and transmits some important hints. At the moment it can take more than 48 hours to get the results. Anyone who has had contact with someone who has tested coronapositive should not wait for a call from the health authorities, but should avoid contact and stay at home if possible. The claim of the health office is to call contact persons as soon as possible, but due to the massive increase in the number of cases, this is currently only possible with a considerable delay of several days.

Anyone who develops symptoms should call their family doctor or dial 116117. What to do when the quarantine expires but you don’t get a call?? According to the district office, "if you have reached the end of your quarantine period and have been symptom-free for 48 hours, you are automatically discharged from quarantine"." .

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We eat chinese food every day

we eat chinese food every day

T omate pulp and apple juice concentrate, garlic, spices and casings for german sausages, asparagus, tangerines and other fruit, whether canned, jarred or deep-frozen: all this is increasingly being imported cheaply from the far east. And german consumers have no idea what all comes from china: hardly any manufacturers label it, because that is not mandatory for processed foodstuffs. If they are peeled, snipped, dried, ground, frozen or boiled down, the origin does not have to be indicated. The customer can’t tell where the various ingredients for discount bread, jam, ketchup and sausage come from.

A law against cheating packages

From april 2020, a new law will ban at least one apparently deliberate consumer swap across europe. Then the true country of origin must be indicated when the packaging suggests that the product came from another country. So if, for example, the tomato paste tube "made in italy" if the tomatoes are from china and the food is in italian national colors and italian terms, it must be on the tube. Tomatoes are one of china’s top food exports. Garlic another: 80 percent of the world’s production comes from china (see graphic in the picture gallery).

In garlic country near nurnberg, on the other hand, almost no garlic is grown. Mario jonke of the franken-gemuse knoblauchsland cooperative explains that the little that is harvested goes fresh directly to the end consumer. The name did not come specifically from garlic, but probably either from the knobloch family or from the smell of the area: there are many onion plants here. "With leeks, regionality is the name of the game." Tomatoes are also grown here – also for the fresh market, where the growing region must be labeled. "The problem is that the origin of many products does not have to be stated on the label." But not only: "people say they want regional products, but in the end they only look at the price." And the price of chinese goods is usually unbeatable.

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