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  • Porgy Amor: An infamous production. Whenever the anti-Gelbites get nostalgic for the Volpe years, when, in a rosy revisionist view, all... 7:59 PM
  • Signor Bruschino: What about the final scene with him and Zajick on the crazy merry-go-round thing? That night is burned in my brain! How... 7:58 PM
  • PCally: Big big fan, particularly as Hoffmann. He could be a bit much at times and I never found the sound the most intrinsically... 7:39 PM
  • Krunoslav: Well, thanks. I rather liked “IPHIGENIA IN TAURUS”, which sounds like a former Alden AD’s elevator pitch. 7:11 PM
  • armerjacquino: Heh! You are KILLING it this week, sir. 7:01 PM
  • Krunoslav: It took me four days to hitchhike from Fermanagh. 6:57 PM
  • armerjacquino: I’d agree with everything you say, with a slight caveat about ‘sounding more or less like herself’. The... 6:47 PM
  • The Poet Lenski: I suppose finding Shicoff’s behavior “so repulsive” that it impedes enjoyment of his art is a personal... 6:28 PM

Depth perception

Which singing couple is about to get involved in a messy scandal of the sort they usually experience only when performing together on the opera stage? It seems he is divorcing her to be with another diva, whose husband, yet a fourth opera singer, will receive as an early Christmas present the news she’s dumping him. (La Cieca will go on record as saying she doesn’t believe for a minute that facial hair has anything to do with this affair.)

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