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  • Bill: PCally – as far as I understood it Zefferelli sometimes concentrated more on the extras (young... 11:08 AM
  • RosinaLeckermaul: I saw a TOSCA at the Deutsche Oper in Berlin a few weeks ago that was as traditional as... 11:05 AM
  • Porgy Amor: The Schenk Rusalka has had its last showing at the Met, though, hasn’t it? I had read... 11:04 AM
  • La Cieca: I would say it’s more a matter of the colors of the set fading, eventually to a sort of... 10:40 AM
  • turings: Sure – I just think any revival needs a good director and reasonable rehearsal time. There’s... 10:38 AM
  • DeepSouthSenior: After a few days absent from Parterre, I’m glad that I visited this discussion first.... 10:37 AM
  • PCally: Your comment only highlights the problem with classic productions. La Cieca say that “the... 10:14 AM
  • PCally: Your first statement was that Tosca was not “very 1980s au contraire, it replicates the Rome of June... 10:09 AM
  • Ilka Saro: I agree with Hans Lick here. But to me, the point isn’t about audibility, but about scale.... 9:45 AM
  • Bill: Hippolyte – I agree with you. I never have had trouble hearing any singer in the new Met no... 8:18 AM

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

  • WindyCityOperaman says:

    RIP Cristina Deutekom

  • 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

  • WindyCityOperaman says:

    Born on this day in 1874 composer Reynaldo Hahn

    Born on this day in 1914 conductor Ferenc Fricsay