Cher Public

  • aulus agerius: He himself has acknowledged his top notes as his weak point as far back as The Audition as he peevishly belittled Alek... 2:17 PM
  • armerjacquino: Did I dream it, or was there once, many years ago, a parterre discussion about a ‘FriendsR 17; COSI? Could never... 2:16 PM
  • Krunoslav: “wouldn’t the logical thing have been to find a new Rachel?” Why not go with a time-tested one? http://tinyurl.... 2:13 PM
  • Batty Masetto: Kurzak did a superb job, and she herself said that her voice has darkened since her pregnancy so that Rachel actually fits... 2:02 PM
  • tiger1: Thanks – but wouldn’t the logical thing have been to find a new Rachel? 1:53 PM
  • Batty Masetto: Yes, Silvestrelli’ ;s voice does seem to be going at the top and bottom, though the fundamental color doesn’t... 1:49 PM
  • chicagoing: Yes, I was at that Saturday evening performance, which I am very happy to have seen in spite of my comment. I believe it was... 1:07 PM
  • kashania: Thanks for the great report, Batty! I agree about Fabiano’s stage deportment. It’s in evidence in concert too, like... 12:57 PM

Restoring Clara’s notes

Whilst the theatrical doctor attempts to restore the voice of Mrs. Billington, you, the cher public, are asked to fill up the time with discussion of off-topic and general interest subjects.

213 comments

  • 41
    WindyCityOperaman says:

    RIP Cristina Deutekom

  • 42
    WindyCityOperaman says:

    Born on this day in 1898 soprano and actress Odette Florelle

    Born on this day in 1905 composer André Jolivet

    Happy 77th birthday stage director Sonja Frisell

    Born on this day in 1940 bass József Gregor

  • 43
    WindyCityOperaman says:

    Born on this day in 1874 composer Reynaldo Hahn

    Born on this day in 1914 conductor Ferenc Fricsay