Cher Public

  • The Poet Lenski: Does Lindstrom sing anything other than Turandot? 3:53 PM
  • moi: Listening to Turandot live from Vienna State Opera… Lise Lindström is singing the title role. Went to check her page and her... 3:40 PM
  • almavivante: If you don’t like the word “negativity, ” try “unforgiving .” 3:26 PM
  • Camille: No, not negativity. Just the unfortunate truth from my vantage point, and YASSS! I did enjoy making acquaintance with the music... 3:18 PM
  • Camille: Yes, am chiefly aware of her via her “Tragédienne s” series albums which, by in large, I liked. She has very many... 2:59 PM
  • almavivante: Gran dio, almost nothing but negativity in the comments above about Parisina. Really, there was more there to enjoy than only... 2:58 PM
  • Camille: Oh yes. Didn’t Dorothea Röschmann sing that Plaint in the concert at Carnegie here last spring? I seem to remember... 2:49 PM
  • Hippolyte: Yes, of course, Dido’s Lament is wonderful, very famous and oft-recorded but I can’t help but prefer “The... 2:41 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.