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  • operaassport: The Glasgow result hasn’t been announced yet. It’s not expected until midnight... 11:47 PM
  • operaassport: I love Morris, his Wotan was shattering. But this is ridiculous. 11:45 PM
  • steveac10: This clip is lovely but Ms. Wilson (as Tom and Lorenzo would put it) needs to fire her gays. The... 11:44 PM
  • Krunoslav: How about June Anderson as Golde? After all, another former Met Lucia and Gilda–Dolore s... 11:21 PM
  • Maury D: Maybe Schafer withdrew from Hansel to sing Fruma Sara. (I actually love her song, I have to admit.)... 11:12 PM
  • Krunoslav: “Christine Schäfer, who has decided to take a sabbatical from performing this season”... 11:02 PM
  • Krunoslav: Did they try Norman Bailey, who’s 81? He was very good as Sachs… 10:56 PM
  • Krunoslav: Tamara Wilson was very good indeed in Houston’s DON CARLOS and both sang and acted... 10:54 PM
  • Jack Jikes: Mme Claggart – can you hear this? You are fervent and public. 10:52 PM
  • Krunoslav: Maybe Helen Field as Fruma Sarah? 10:45 PM

Guessing game

westbroeck_annaYou can stop all your wondering about who will play Anna Nicole Smith in the eponymous oeuvre by Mark-Anthony Turnage (The Silver Tassie) and Richard Thomas (Jerry Springer: the Opera), scheduled for a premiere at the Royal Opera, Covent Garden in February 2011. It’s Eva-Maria Westbroek, seen here in the (ahem) Titelpartie of Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJ71sysq5fw

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