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  • m. croche: Perhaps we can stipulate that it is always harder to do something convincingly than to do... 12:20 AM
  • Batty Masetto: If this was supposed to be about iconoclasm, Barry has an odd way of explaining it. The... 12:18 AM
  • LT: I was there. Certainly a big success for him. First time hearing him live. Yes, it’s a big voice,... 12:10 AM
  • Camille: ORION! thanks a billion for all the reports!!! I can hardly wait to hear it on the 18th! GRAND... 11:56 PM
  • Camille: Just back from the Lucia. No fooling at all, a beautiful representation of the role of Edgardo. The... 11:54 PM
  • Belfagor: Well it is much easier to smash something down than to build something convincingly new. It... 11:51 PM
  • Porgy Amor: Well, the thing about Garanca — however she comes off as Carmen or Charlotte or whatever... 11:38 PM
  • m. croche: One of the best things you can do with an icon is to smash it to bits (non-violently, of course).... 11:12 PM
  • DeepSouthSenior: Thanks, -Ed. I still have a lurking suspicion that my grandson was more interested in The... 11:00 PM
  • Orion: “O Souverain, O juge, O père” Roberto Alagna (captured on 30/03/2015 – Opera... 10:52 PM

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