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  • La Cieca: Yeah, I kind of find the logic boggling here: either spend hundreds of millions of dollars and a... 12:15 PM
  • kashania: Gelb did not set out to create a “drab/boring” Hoffmann. Oh, but I thought that was precisely... 12:14 PM
  • kashania: Cocky: There is a very good reason why most N. American venues are too big for ideal acoustics and... 12:10 PM
  • figaroindy: Totally agree with Kashania and Cocky here…so, we reduce seats, selling fewer, which... 12:06 PM
  • phoenix: ‘Any young singer will do –’ for you, but not for everyone 11:56 AM
  • La Cieca: Which is why Gelb was foolish to substitute the current drab/boring Hoffman for the wonderful... 11:55 AM
  • kashania: LW: As I’ve already stated, the HD broadcasts turn a profit, so they are actually adding to... 11:54 AM
  • Archaeopteryx: I think the widening of the vibrato is a natural thing to her voice – it was rather... 11:54 AM
  • Regina delle fate: Well Bayreuth don’t have a great recent record of casting Eva – Amanda Mace... 11:52 AM
  • Cocky Kurwenal: Thanks for clearing that one up, Kashania. I must say I have read the suggestion so many... 11:42 AM

Fit to print

La Cieca (pictured, right) invites you to peruse what’s making headlines today: the conclusion of Zachary Woolfe‘s analysis of the HD telecasts, an interview with former blogger Brad Wilber, and a peculiar take on the Met’s Ring from dance critic Alastair Macaulay.

239 comments

  • zcnuk says:

    speight Jenkins did 1st opera(Butterfly) last nite in Seattle’s arena on huge screen!!!Racette was stupendous with great cast and orchestra. it was FREE but the sound was harsh and agressive. Just imagine--in little old Seattle.

  • FragendeFrau82 says:

    Argh! I wanted to say hojotoho to my friends in cat but does it not work in safari on iPhone?

  • FragendeFrau82 says:

    That should be CHAT of course damn autocorrect