Here’s where you can discuss this afternoon’s performance of the Gounod tuner starting at 1:00 PM.
Glenn Roven‘s concert piece based on two of Hillary Clinton’s speeches (and sung by everyone you ever heard of) will premiere at noon today in the form of a film shown at National Sawdust and streamed on the music venue’s href=”https://www.facebook.com/NationalSawdust”>acebook page.
La Cieca supposes it was only a matter of time. Anna Netrebko has become Edina Monsoon. Read more »
San Francisco Opera in 2017-2018 presents the Ring cycle, a new John Adams/Peter Sellars collaboration called Girls of the Golden West, plus new productions of Elektra (Christine Goerke, Stephanie Blythe, Adrianne Pieczonka) and Manon (Nadine Sierra, Michael Fabiano.)
“Clémentine Margaine will make her Met debut in the title role of Bizet’s Carmen this Thursday, January 19.”
Renée Fleming doesn’t sound Southern. In fact, she doesn’t even sound Earthian.
“Marlis Petersen, in her first shot at the role, is as complete a video Violetta as Rosanna Carteri, Marie McLaughlin or the young Angela Gheorghiu, and as riveting as Teresa Stratas or Anna Netrebko.”
The Met’s final performance of La bohème this season is today’s Saturday afternoon broadcast.
The Met has canceled its new production of La forza del destino, which was to have been directed by Calixto Bieito.
Norman Lebrecht is a bloody-minded crank, but, honestly, some of the commenters on his site make him seem the reincarnation of Mother Teresa.