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  • rompicolleone: OMG! I was playing in the orchestra for these performances. Thanks for reminding me of them! 9:08 PM
  • armerjacquino: Thanks! Should have mentioned that Kaufmann came badly to grief trying to be too clever at the... 8:10 PM
  • armerjacquino: Oh dear. I’ve not seen the man for twenty years but that is enough to make me remake... 8:08 PM
  • steveac10: “Valente was better than Cotrubas?” Yes. Valente had a spotty Met career, but when she... 8:06 PM
  • manou: Oh all right then – (yes it is that Philip Collins), and seeing as he is a Cambridge friend of... 7:39 PM
  • armerjacquino: Thanks! Although ‘review̵ 7; is pushing it. 7:31 PM
  • armerjacquino: Good God- I don’t have a Times subscription so can’t read the piece, but if... 7:30 PM
  • armerjacquino: Valente was better than Cotrubas? 7:28 PM
  • bluecabochon: Check the HD schedule for showings in the US, Evenhanded – if you live stateside –... 7:23 PM
  • Baltsamic Vinaigrette: ‘bone’ , natch… 7:18 PM

Congratulations Angela Meade

La Cieca hears that soprano Angela Meade has been named the winner of the 2011 Richard Tucker Award. (Photo: Marty Sohl, Metropolitan Opera)


  • Clita del Toro says:

    BTW, I love these Sirious chat nights: I usually make myself some salmon, boiled potatoes, a veggie—then I ENJOY. Hope Alvarez cancels tonight!

  • Clita del Toro says:

    Uh, I forgot the vodka and wine! lol