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  • armerjacquino: Thing is, there would never be any consensus over what were the ‘boring bits’ (eg I love the ‘Fumee... 7:49 AM
  • Will: It’s a very respectable, well-sung traditional production with a good orchestra and very nicely conducted by Susan Davenny... 7:10 AM
  • ipomoea: I attended MARTHA after the BSO livestream MANON LESCAUT — a schizoid experience! MARTHA is well-staged, well-sung, and a... 7:00 AM
  • Lohengrin: Better video, syncron! German subtitles. 2:22 AM
  • Lohengrin: Every singer of Rule Britannia makes a joke on his/her dress. Hampson wore a half Union Jack / half Stars and Stripes shirt;... 1:53 AM
  • Buster: Did anyone go to Martha? Not an opera done too often these days, and it looks worth seeing. Final performance today:... 1:37 AM
  • Buster: Thanks a lot for sharing this. Particulalrly happy to have heard Yvonne Minton’s Sesto six years before her live Clemenza for... 1:26 AM
  • DerLeiermann: Wow. She’s really wonderful. I love her low notes. 1:25 AM

Cogito argo sum

The frontrunner in our devilishly difficult “D’amor sull’ali” quiz is Giasone (pictured), with 22 of 30 singers correctly identified. Runner up, ironically, is Enzo Bordello, with 18 names in place. Remember, cher public, the competition continues through August 14 at midnight, at which point the lavish gift package supplied by Opera Depot will be awarded.

10 comments

  • La Valkyrietta says:

    Congrsatulations to the ones that guessed more than ten :) . I made a half-hearted attempt to this, but it was too much effort and after a few minutes of trying to guess the quiz I just had to go back to Maria. She is Leonora! At least pour moi.

    httv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gak5P5lJIAM

  • La Valkyrietta says:

    • skoc211 says:

      I hold this recording close to my heart. Thank you for sharing it and brightening my day.

  • MontyNostry says:

    David Daniels is looking a little leaner than usual in that photo …

  • DeCaffarrelli says:

    Congratulations to those who have made brave attempts with this admittedly difficult quiz (but one with a great prize package). Without giving too much away, I will simply say that all of the clips come from live performances--this might call into question several of the guesses have have been made. In addition, a few singers have been mentioned but they haven’t been dropped into the correct slot or ended up in a complete answer.