Cher Public

  • zinka: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=pSVy YtwI9F8 I went to Bolena for Galvany..Suddenly this great (former) mezzo opens her mouth and... 2:13 PM
  • La Cieca: Why, in fact, should Levine do publicity for the Met? From the time of the creation of the universe, the Met has existed to do... 1:05 PM
  • irontongue: Levine wouldn’t do any publicity for the Met? Wow, that is truly shocking, both that he wouldn’t and that the Met... 12:53 PM
  • none: An excellent DVD of this production from the Liceu, Barcelona with Uria Monzon, Poplavskaya, Alagna and Schrott has been available... 12:04 PM
  • actfive: SO excited to hear this…I was at the Met for his Lensky, Werther, and Maurizio (with Scotto)during my NYC years. He moved... 10:26 AM
  • ernestlow: A pity Baltsa could not make it for the Act IV Carmen. She cancelled on the day itself and was replaced by Maximova. To hear... 10:22 AM
  • Hippolyte: Perhaps it would be more accurate to say the 40th anniversary of his operatic debut as the Ernani in Cincinnati was a concert... 9:21 AM
  • Krunoslav: Let’s not forget during-War: http://www.amazon. com/Verdi-Forza-De l-Destino-Stignani /dp/B007VA1ZQ0 The person I find... 9:19 AM

Winged victory

“A wayward bouquet conked Kristine Opolais on her noggin during the ovation Friday night in La Rondine—but that was the only mishap in the Latvian soprano’s spectacular Met debut. Her coolly glamorous voice rose to the many challenges of the role of Magda, a Parisian courtesan who tries to live out a fantasy of finding true love in Puccini’s 1917 opera.” [New York Post]

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