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  • WindyCityOperaman: I read somewhere that Alexandra Hunt was the nth hour replacement in that one and only going on for Farley, hardly... 10:22 PM
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  • Krunoslav: “That’s okay as I really don’t care much for those high E things–they sound like hiccups. ” Try Patricia... 10:21 PM
  • PCally: Camille, the Schafer DVD is from Glyndebourne. I also saw the met performances and would concur with the way you interpret the... 10:09 PM
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The 500 Hats of Peter Gelb

Is Peter Gelb wearing too many hats? Anthony Tommasini seems to think so, adding that one of those headpieces in particular is ill-fitting and might perhaps more flatteringly perch upon some other head. Call La Cieca suspicious, but she thinks the timing of this piece is hardly an accident.

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