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  • Krunoslav: Netrebko’s hiring as Zerlina — at SFO, the Met or the ROH- was not a special case but... 3:21 PM
  • PCally: I hope it is. His Ernani was embarrassing. 3:02 PM
  • Lady Abbado: I’ve read or heard in an interview a while ago that Gheorghiu was offered Mimi for her ROH... 2:56 PM
  • armerjacquino: I’m not choosing to believe anything of the kind- nice attempt at derailing the... 2:55 PM
  • Krunoslav: Something must have made Peter Katona VERY sure what he was getting in Gheorghiu in 1992. If you... 2:47 PM
  • Tubsinger: I’m with you, Sanford. I love that recording; as much as I love Verrett, Troyanos does an... 2:45 PM
  • 98rsd: With Sutherland and Pavarotti at the Met, Fille didn’t need rescuing at all. 2:42 PM
  • Poison Ivy: As I said, you have some time and energy, and instead of devoting it to tracking every... 2:42 PM
  • kashania: While I agree mostly with your argument about casting Zerlina and Masetto, I disagree that they... 2:36 PM
  • Sanford: My favorite Carmen recording is Domingo/Troyanos/T e Kanawa and the luxury casting of Norma Burrowes... 2:13 PM

From the House of Atreus

The team that made the Met’s 2009 production of From the House of the Dead one of the undisputed highlights of the Peter Gelb era will return five years from now to create a Richard Strauss tragedy.  According to Helsingin Sanomat, director Patrice Chéreau and conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen will collaborate on a new production of Elektra in 2016, to be shared between the Met and La Scala.


  • Earl Koenig says:

    What about Herlitzius as Elektra? I listened to the broadcast from La Monnaie in 2010, and she was simply phenomenal. The metal in the top voice is just right for the role.