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  • mirywi: Oops that was supposed to attach itself to the New Yorker article comments. 6:04 PM
  • mirywi: How was the singing? 6:02 PM
  • NPW-Paris: Ann Hallenberg is singing the Kindertotenlieder at the Champs Elysées this Friday. 5:48 PM
  • Clita del Toro: Yay! I just received the Callas CD’s. The box is very nice as is the booklet. Good... 5:40 PM
  • NPW-Paris: Or may not pay at all, one singer told me. 5:33 PM
  • phoenix: Voulgaridou has been on the circuit quite awhile – the first time I remember hearing her was... 5:14 PM
  • Gualtier M: Interesting fact – Voulgaridou is another soprano beneficiary of Angela Gheorghiu̵... 4:46 PM
  • manou: I have heard Voulgaridou here as Marguerite (also replacing Yoncheva). She sings prettily and on key. 4:46 PM
  • phoenix: She says ‘Though I AM Cebotari, …’ it must be the inimitable mjc. Welcome back! 4:44 PM
  • Constantine A. Papas: Krunoslov, The statement comparing the debut in Dallas of Papatanasiu to Callas was not... 4:05 PM

The blind leading the blind

Those of you who feel like an idiot for missing the previous blind item (about how the Met has managed to wriggle out of a contract and say “good day!” to a disastrous co-production) should now spring to attention and clear your minds for a clue about the identity of the director scheduled for his Met debut. Your hint: the gentleman in question is not pictured above, but, in another sense, he is.

33 comments

  • Gualtier M says:

    Hmm… “Jersey Boys” Des McAnuff or “Shirtless” meaning that Nathan Gunn is changing careers and becoming a stage director.

  • Gualtier M says:

    Are any of you with me in that you think you would like to have sex with Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino but feel ashamed as in “I won’t respect myself in the morning” about it?