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  • m. croche: So glad that you folks enjoyed yourselves. You can now count yourselves among the Beijing Opera aficionados who involuntarily... 12:21 AM
  • Camille: croche, I have to fall into bed right now but want to let you know than Zhang Huoding was simply splendid, the opera was most... 12:02 AM
  • antikitschychick: This is awesome; thanks for the heads up Liz :-). Also, meant to mention in my previous comment that J&O’s... 11:44 PM
  • Krunoslav: “Gheorghiu’s upcoming Australian concerts seem to include her first live performance of Sola Perduta Abbandonata —... 11:43 PM
  • Liz.S: Did anybody already mention that Enescu Festival is streaming live on their home page – festivalenescu.ro? This weekend, we... 10:33 PM
  • antikitschychick: thanks for the link Cieca; I listened to some excerpts and while we certainly get some lovely & virile singing from... 10:04 PM
  • antikitschychick: correction: she did take a break after the first aria and the orchestra played the intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana.... 9:16 PM
  • m. croche: Heartwarming news: Meredith Monk, composer of the opera “Atlas” ;, dancer, choreographer, composer, and filmmaker,... 8:59 PM

La Cieca celebrates her birthday early this year

fleming_fall_thumb“On her new album, Dark Hope, opera star Renee Fleming takes a ‘visit to a new, parallel universe.’ … Dark Hope finds ‘The People’s Diva’ covering songs by Muse, Arcade Fire, The Mars Volta, Death Cab For Cutie, Leonard Cohen, Band Of Horses, and more.”

And! Singing backup vocals, Fleming daughters Sage and Vermouth!

And! A photo of La Scoopenda heavily clonetooled and hair-extended! [American Song Writer]

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