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Point and shoot

Meet parterre’s new tutelary spirit, tenor August Schram, star of Metube.

[Metube]

21 comments

  • louannd says:

    If my brain weren’t so overloaded by trying to keep up with Joss&Main, T&Lo, and a multitude of other Kewl internet stuff, I am sure I would be dazzled.

  • Quanto Painy Fakor says:




    She had better stop trying to sound like Deborah Voit!

  • Constantine A. Papas says:

    This is a masterpiece; and it can beat Las Vegas’ Rigoletto. Parody can be intellectually redeeming for the intellectually fatigued.

  • kashania says:

    This video is kind of fabulous, isn’t it?

  • casualoperafan says:

    Looks to me for all the world like the Met competition….

  • Regina delle fate says:

    It looks like a Christoph Marthaler production…

  • Rowna says:

    I loved the Carmen. It is a complete work of art. This guy is a complete artist. Also, his singing of Tamino’s aria is just lovely. Thanks to LA for bringing him to our attention.