Cher Public

  • PCally: She sounds very promising. I missed her met Aida but her empress from Frankfurt is really terrific. If the sounds isn’t as... 1:54 PM
  • Cocky Kurwenal: Not sure if it will work outside the UK, but the BBC has posted Tamara Wilson’s Walkure Brunnhilde final scene (the... 1:45 PM
  • amg: Bartok Radio and Radio Romania seem to be the only ones carrying it. The broadcast schedule for the week is available here:... 1:40 PM
  • Marcello: Where can one listen to the Götterdämmerung? 1:32 PM
  • amg: On the bright side, the Meistersinger postponement will free us up to listen to the Janowski Gotterdammerung. 1:22 PM
  • Marcello: Kaufmann is scheduled for the 3 performances in September/October. Emma Bell will be Eva. 1:20 PM
  • Chanterelle: Ja but ohne Jonas. Happy to be listening to a vibrant Rheingold with terrific singing. 1:18 PM
  • Marcello: There was supposed to be a Livestream and an “Opera for all” showing on a big screen in front of the Nationaltheat... 1:13 PM

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“Queen Anna is dead — long live Queen Anna! The late royal lady is Anna Bolena in Donizetti’s 1830 opera, based on the final days of Anne Boleyn, second wife of Henry VIII. The new monarch — ruling not over England but the Met — is Anna Netrebko, whose radiant performance at the company’s opening night Monday catapulted her to ‘prima donna assoluta’: undisputed superstar.” [New York Post]

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