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  • antikitschychick: hahaha ok. 5:23 PM
  • antikitschychick: Yes the Met does have a certain set of criteria being that it’s a very large theater and I totally get what... 5:22 PM
  • Lohengrin: At Parsifal the “change̶ 1; of the taddered coat to the white shirt needed the anoiting with chrism and touching with... 5:09 PM
  • manou: Oui. 4:56 PM
  • Dolciamente Pipo: David,you hit the nail on the head. This reminds me of when Jonas Kauffman appeared shirtless in Act III of... 4:50 PM
  • Cicciabella: Anti, I was also thinking of the critics, not just the august parterriat. I wouldn’t want to deny any singer success at... 4:41 PM
  • antikitschychick: Sorry I meant to say: I’m not denying that what you say (about Pirozzi) *CAN happen. I blame my phone, once again. 4:28 PM
  • antikitschychick: ‘Hue’? ;-) :-P. 4:23 PM

Strange music

Sempiternal soprano Edita Gruberova celebrates her “45th stage anniversary” tomorrow, Monday February 18 with a performance of Alaide in Bellini’s La Straniera live from the Vienna Musikverein. The event will be webcast live on sonostream.tv starting at 1:30 PM New York time.

This date is exactly 45 years to the day since Gruberova made her stage debut as Rosina at the National Theater in Bratislava. Alaide is her most recently added new role. The cast, conducted by Pietro Rizzi, also includes Sonia Ganassi, Jose Bros, and Paolo Gavanelli, In honor of this remarkable career milestone, La Cieca will host a special chat on Monday afternoon.

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