A couple of tweets from Thomas Hampson detailing some grisly-sounding future projects, following the jump.
I may have to seek medical attention.
Just like those poor folks at the Tannhäuser in Dusseldorf?????
I imagine DD will sound something like this:
Speaking of DDN, we may owe Natalie Dessay an apology. Looks like she just missed the one performance of GC.
And whoever it was who posted that weird rant when Dessay cancelled the one performance- ‘I told you all this would happen a year ago and you didn’t listen but I was right’ (but nastier and madder) probably should pop up to say something too, but since I can’t remember who it was there was, um, very little point in this post.
ON, wasn’t it?
Gosh maybe we should get together a record club like the Norman Lebrecht book club everyone was going on about earlier this week.
I’d pay good money for a Thomas Hampson -- Leon Redbone tribute album. Any chance we could get Hampson liquored up?
(at 4:40, Leon muses on the age of the castratos)
That would make one hell of a night club act, if Hampson allowed for a singalong.
Has anybody seen Baryshnikov dancing to Redbone’s Seduced? Unforgettable.
Oh, I thought the worst news was that La Voigt would be indisposed for Saturday’s broadcast. No suck luck.
My first thought was who’s going to do Thank God I’m a Country Boy. Let Grigolo loose on that one. A friend of mine wrote a parody that went something along the lines of “…all this money, I can never be a loser. Thank God I’m a millionaire.”
This is like the classic version of opera singers going “pop” -- Lucia Poop and Renata von Trapp (AKA French and Saunders). Gotta love the Caballe wig!!
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