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  • Clita del Toro: I saw DFD sing Dr. Faustus at Carnegie Hall. It wS fabulous. He’s no Hampson, too bad.... 6:14 PM
  • ML: Ignored by Camille, ML telephones Calzabigi … 6:05 PM
  • Camille: Feldmarschie: I had the same, exact impression of Tommy Hampsong, after the Dr. Faustus given here... 5:41 PM
  • peter: Yes, Stemme is only 51. I don’t think Salome is an ideal role for her voice and in general, I... 5:31 PM
  • MontyNostry: For some reason, I thought Stemme was 55, But I see she’s 51. The UK Twittersphere is... 5:17 PM
  • ML: Why is it popoli and not popolo? 5:11 PM
  • ML: 15 years older, a different generation. 5:08 PM
  • ML: Thielemann should fire him and get Groissböck for Mandryka — yes, he’s a bass, but his top is... 5:02 PM
  • Camille: Kashania is no “Canuck̶ 1;! He is a prince of Persia, secreted in the Commonwealth, for... 4:59 PM
  • MontyNostry: Sorry – 66, so about 10 years older than Stemme. 4:52 PM

Double digits

“Promiscuous — it’s not a pretty word. But when a matron in black underwear cavorts with two dozen naked hunks, what else can you call her? That’s one of the more striking images director Jay Scheib devised for Thomas Adès’ 1995 Powder Her Face, which this weekend jolted the New York City Opera’s brief spring season to a sizzling start.” [New York Post]

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