Cher Public

  • Howling in Tune: Well, if Kelli O’Hara is Dido, then I guess Victoria Clark would have to be the Sorceress, and I expect... 11:50 PM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: Herlitzius was an absolute vocal disaster, drawing groans from the audience. Intense: yes. Involved in the... 11:41 PM
  • Camille: Plácido Domingo!!! Jungfer, seriously, have you found your hat yet? After frenetically searching everywhere and having called... 11:12 PM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: News from Bayreuth: The new “Tristan” was almost perfect except for the screeching, snarling, missed high... 10:34 PM
  • gustave of montreal: Agreed 100%. Dont generally like filmed operas buit this is a happy exception. 10:07 PM
  • javier: Rodelinda is one of my favorite operas. The Sutherland recording from 1959 was my first exposure to the piece. With this... 9:48 PM
  • DonCarloFanatic: In that long Russian TV show dual interview, he talked about them getting married this summer as if it was a set plan,... 9:31 PM
  • Melot's Younger Brother: Yusif Eyvazov will sing Canio for one performance (October 3) at Los Angeles Angeles opera. Tickets are available. 9:15 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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