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  • Porgy Amor: +1 9:24 PM
  • Camille: Dis-tu vrai????? How so? 9:18 PM
  • Camille: Time sometimes IS the answer. I very much hope that it will be the cure in her case as she has a very unusual, extraordinary,... 9:14 PM
  • Camille: I hope to god I am wrong but, you know, it’s only natural to want to sing with your partner — look at Fabulous Fabio... 9:08 PM
  • Camille: BorOdina. Sorry, Olga! If she’s gone, at least there is now Garanca, but I’ll never forget her in Pique Dame. Ever! 9:05 PM
  • Porgy Amor: Great review. I don’t know whether Alex or La Cieca came up with it, but that title is primo Parterre. 9:04 PM
  • Alex Baker: Sacaja-Erda was definitely a “shut it down” moment in the original show. 9:04 PM
  • Porgy Amor: I would never find it now, but I do remember Netrebko saying Liza in Pikovaya Dama was a role she eventually would sing, about... 9:03 PM

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Today marks the premiere of the Operavore radio show on WQXR, and La Cieca (pictured) invites you all to share in the merriment at 12:30 PM EST. La Casa della Cieca will be open with your doyenne in attendance for both this epochal event and what will doubtless be the anticlimax of the Met broadcast debut of Maria Stuarda immediately following.

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    Ruby says:

    La Cieca:

    I loved your segment and wonder whether you have read any of the comments on the WQXR site. One very serious opera lover feels that “Respect ought to be shown to those many operavores who take their opera seriously and view it as one of the higher forms of performance art.” How dare you not be more serious? Read the comment in its entirety: it’s from a certain completely humorless “Paul from Bergenfield, NJ.”