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  • La Cieca: You mean, the whim was to try to do anything at the Met without first running it by Jimmy’s... 9:27 PM
  • Quanto Painy Fakor: I understand your point, but I think the whim was to have accepted the relocation of the... 9:20 PM
  • Quanto Painy Fakor: These days, especially in concerts in huge venues, several celebrated singers have taken... 9:18 PM
  • mercadante: Great selection! There were some very unexpected choices. One of my favorite Mad Scenes, which... 9:12 PM
  • La Cieca: But none of those issues were raised. Levine said “it might affect the woodwind... 8:58 PM
  • Quanto Painy Fakor: Furthermore, during the broadcasts and telecasts, with the box in it’s usual... 8:54 PM
  • La Cieca: And all this affects the woodwind balance how exactly? 8:51 PM
  • Quanto Painy Fakor: The MET has tried various configurations of the pit – especially for the Mozart... 8:48 PM
  • La Cieca: “Queeny̶ 1; in this context means “faddish and unthinking,” the sort of... 8:42 PM
  • 98rsd: It may be a cliche, but “queeny̶ 1;? That just seems like a gratuitous insult. 8:39 PM

“Dispettosetto questo riccio!”

La Cieca supposes that maybe the reason Angela Gheorghiu doesn’t include any music from Manon Lescaut on her new “Homage to Callas” CD is that she can’t quite identify with the character?

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