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  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: Sorry, dear, but when one is in Bayreuth one need concern one’s self only with dressing for the... 8:43 PM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: I don’t seem to recall anyone mentioning that Dudamel was LOUDLY booed at his Wiener Staatsoper debut... 8:30 PM
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  • manou: This is a clip from the Orange production which I attended. There are more than 8,000 spectators in the Theatre Antique, and the... 7:52 PM
  • LT: An idea for a regie Nozze – set it in the Clinton household. 6:41 PM

Love, love and love!

Jummy Jonas Kaufmann and awe-inspiring Anna Netrebko team for the great duet from Manon, as heard last night at the Waldbühne Berlin.

La Cieca’s allusion, explained:

(Photo by Herbert, by kind permission of anna-netrebko.blogspot.com.)

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    jatm2063 says:

    What an interesting pic. He doesn’t actually look cute anymore. Sort of grizzled and prematurely aged. He’s looked that way in the last several pics I saw of him, particularly when in concert attire. Anna still looks lovely. I like her fuller figure. Curvalicious without being fat.