Cher Public

  • Milady DeWinter: Well I heard Devia’s Lucia at the Met years back and it was wonderful. True, the voice didn’t quite ping... 2:00 PM
  • Milady DeWinter: Thank you indeed for the Jessica Pratt “Lucia” ; coloraturafan. She is fast rising to the top of my list of... 1:57 PM
  • Lady Abbado: Yay, Gheorghiu’s MET Tosca will be broadcast live on Sirius on 2 November! Meanwhile, a gown from her Sydney concert of... 1:43 PM
  • chicagoing: Looking forward to hearing/seeing Mr. Brownlee in La Cenerentola here on Saturday night oppposite Isabel Leonard. Reviews have... 1:37 PM
  • Laura Amorosa: I am not trying to protect anybody. I am not sure exactly what “protection& #8221; means in this context. I am glad... 1:21 PM
  • semira mide: Considering the track record of La Donna del Lago productions in the last 10 years perhaps a concert version is a good... 1:19 PM
  • kashania: Grim: We had Alek Shrader here in Barbieri last season and I had a similar impression. He sang well and (especially in the... 11:45 AM
  • kashania: What La Cieca said. In U.S. (especially expensive cities like NYC), $1.6 for the CEO of an arts institution is par for the... 11:40 AM

Il le faut, il le faut

“Due to health reasons, Natalie Dessay has withdrawn from the performances of Massenet’s Manon. The role of Manon Lescaut will be sung by Anna Netrebko on 19 and 22 June and by Ermonela Jaho on 25, 29 June and 2, 5, 7 July.” [Teatro alla Scala]