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  • La Cieca: Yes, you are right – I was working from memory. Volpe replaced the tired, traditional Carmen... 2:01 AM
  • steveac10: Well, that and he quit borrowing shows for his star tenors’ vanity projects. The thing this... 1:50 AM
  • La Cieca: Nobody in the orchestra is grossing $145K. “The average full-time orchestra member earned... 1:43 AM
  • CwbyLA: @imhere, if the labor costs have always been 66% of the budget, pre-Gelb and during the Gelb regime,... 1:38 AM
  • Krunoslav: “Sly: Another borrowed show.” Yeah, and someone cut the Family Stone. Great nostalgic... 1:12 AM
  • Krunoslav: Maybe in 2001 Tomlinson was, like, distracted by the Second Flower Maiden’s really AWESOME... 12:44 AM
  • DonCarloFanatic: “the tap on the shoulder” I haven’t heard that expression in years. Maybe... 12:33 AM
  • La Cieca: Other cost saving measures are not directly relevant to the current negotiations, which are... 11:53 PM
  • Satisfied: Rumored for awhile now….apparen tly she’ll perform Elsa first in Dresden with... 11:42 PM
  • Henry Holland: Here’s an example of why I think the house is too damn big. I went to a Parsifal at the... 11:40 PM

No one will be seated during the controversial “Rolling on Molly” sequence

First video snippets of the new Prince Igor are now live on the Met’s website.

129 comments

  • Satisfied says:

    Completely pumped for tonight’s prima of Prince Igor!!

    I’ve been streaming the Kirov recording (Gergiev) this past week on Spotify (who would have guessed they had it?) and loving the music!

    I hope Tcherniakov’s first New York outing rivals his many splendid accomplishments in Europe!

  • Ilka Saro says:

    Even without the sexy bodies, the Novice’s “I’m done for” scene really stands out musically in an opera with many great musical moments. That was true for this perf too.