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  • spiderman: Has anybody actually seen this cast list? http://www.opera.m c/fr/saison/tannha euser-92 5:04 PM
  • FigaroFigaro: Yes, she finished up the matinee of Siegfried at about 6:50 yesterday– she was fabulous, though if course it’s... 5:01 PM
  • phoenix: Thanks DSS! I thought I might be the only one … – I got that last sentence from my late mother, who used to work for... 4:53 PM
  • antikitschychick: “Bitches on Horses going Whoop Whoop” Hahaha OMG I cracked up so hard at this! Phrase du mois for sure and... 4:25 PM
  • Chenier631: What a dramatic developement! Didn’t Goerke have a Siegfried performance yesterday in Houston????? And she’s doing... 4:10 PM
  • DeepSouthSenior: Last year, I left Ms. Goerke on that giant hotplate at the end of “The Valkyrie” in Houston. Didn’t get... 4:08 PM
  • La Cieca: “When I say the onstage action Saturday afternoon at the Met was overshadowed by what was going on in the auditorium,... 4:06 PM
  • JohninSeattle: Or as BAB might call it, ““Bitches on Horses Playing with Matches.” 3:49 PM

The butterfly effect

Midway through the first portion of Wednesday’s New York City recital debut of Mme. Natalie Dessay I became very distracted by the persistent urge to try to characterize the experience of what was happening on stage, for this was, by no means, an ordinary recital and no ordinary debutante.   Read more »

Fair, game

The Monday, 12th December, Weill Hall recital debut of Signora Chiara Taigi, a strikingly good looking Italian soprano, who had made her American operatic debut this past March, starring as Selika in the OONY production of Meyerbeer’s long-neglected L’Africaine, was something Your Own Camille had looked forward to with a high hopes and a faintly wondering glee, for several months now.   Read more »