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  • kashania: Wonderfully detailed review, John. Thanks! 11:56 AM
  • La Valkyrietta: Hated the long hiss in the second scene of the first act when first they mention Elizabeth. A lady near me thought it was... 11:56 AM
  • kashania: basically top notch but just a little bit pareil LOL. Thanks for the great read. We had Brian Mulligan as Enrico the Edgardo... 11:49 AM
  • messa di voce: A new leader in the “Worst Wig of the 2015-16 Opera Season” category. 11:16 AM
  • vilbastarda: I was there last night too, and didn’t think she was bad. Though it worried me when she started, as the vibrato was... 11:15 AM
  • Quanto Painy Fakor: Is there a fireplace for Lucia? 10:37 AM
  • zinka: httpv://www.youtub 9WOTNmc 1:19…ATTACK! !!!! Who knows about this kind of singing except HERE????? I... 10:13 AM
  • zinka: httpv://www.youtub iekSouI Oct.10, 1928…… Say what you will about “scoops and breaks!”... 10:02 AM

My eyes, my eyes!

bette_blindWho knows better than Peter Gelb that “into each life some rain must fall” — especially now, when the Met honcho may have to replace a director who was the rock upon which was built the upcoming season?


  • mrmyster says:

    Stephen Wadsworth! Competent, pleasantly
    conventional, just about right for Boris!
    Lucky he’s available. That’s a huge amount
    of work on short notice.

    • orfeoedeuridice says:

      Will he keep the same sets as seen in the Godunov director video on the Met’s website?

  • Will says:

    The way the MET works, these sets will already have been built and may have gone through technical rehearsals or be about to do so this summer, so yes — Mr. Wadsworth will have to work withing the sets conceived as part of another director’s concept.

  • Camille says:

    Oh goody, Betsy came to your aid, leboyfriend!
    I cannot record it so I’m happy someone is able to do so for you.
    So far the palm goes to the men, excellent all. Eboli’s Veil Song (Fedora Barbieri) restricted to one verse, as well the romanza of Elisabetta (Delia Rigal).

    Robert Merrill the excellent Marchese di Posa, with Fritz Stiedry conducting.

    Speaking of little Renata,of the many Don Carlo’s I’ve caught at the Met, I must say that her Elisabetta is one I’ll always remember and cherish (1979).