Cher Public

  • Camille: Yes, I know very well he was wonderful as Bacchus, as I had that recording of his from 1968-69 onward and played it into... 12:01 PM
  • Camille: It sounds waaaaaaay better here than it did later on, by the time we inherited her Komponist at the Metropolitan. The vibrato... 11:54 AM
  • oscar: Speaking of singers who sang everything at one time or another during the course of their career, our birthday girl Julia Varady:... 11:48 AM
  • Camille: Caftans being as normal in Lebanon as torn leather jackets are/were in the East Village, parkas in Alaska, bikinis in... 11:48 AM
  • messa di voce: Thanks for clarifying. 11:38 AM
  • Camille: One hopes Dorothy Bishop never encounters Renée Fleming in the frozen foods section of Trader Joe’s @ 72nd Street. Bloody... 11:34 AM
  • Camille: The first one worked for me and Sonya did sound fine. Let’s hope it sounds that way in the house. The second one said... 11:28 AM
  • Camille: Will Lang Lang give us the Big Bang again this year as first night soloist? Maurizio Pollini is scheduled and I hope both he and... 11:25 AM

Yesterday’s news, tomorrow

titanic_sinksWow! That Daniel J. Wakin story appearing in tomorrow’s Times has everything but the bloodhounds snappin’ at Luc Bondy‘s rear end!

There’s mystery, intrigue, pithy quotations from Peter Gelb, ungracious maundering from Franco Zeffirelli, plus of course that stuff about next season’s Tosca you previously gleaned from parterre.com two weeks ago, last week, and today.  [NYT]

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