Cher Public

“Oatmeal tastes so good on its own, you don’t even need to add sugar”

Happy 49th birthday singer and actress Kristin Chenoweth

Born on this day in 1803 composer Adolphe Adam.

Born on this day in 1864 poet and dramatist Frank Wedekind.

Born on this day in 1880 composer Ernest Bloch.

Born on this day in 1921 tenor Giuseppe Di Stefano.

Happy 95th birthday bass Bernard Ladysz.

Happy 83rd birthday baritone Neil Howlett.

Born on this day in 1946 soprano Eilene Hannan.


  • manou
    • Marcello

      Also: Placido Domingo will conduct three Walküren. (There are no complete rings in 2018). No further comment.

      • manou

        Yes -- saw that. Ho hum….

  • chicagoing

    I do not recall reading previously that Nadine Sierra had withdrawn from SFO’s Manon until a promotional e-mail received today called attention to the casting change. Ellie Dehn is stepping in opposite Michael Fabiano.