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“Anne, my dear, your advice is needed in the kitchen”

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Robbed blind

she_blinded_me_with_scienceWhich internationally famous but vocally shaky diva may soon find her career waning if her upcoming appearance in one of her signature roles gets nixed?

Chat: Nabucco

nabuccoListen and discuss, cher public, as the Met broadcasts Nabucco beginning at 1:00 pm today. (Photo: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera)

Together again for the first time

From Unnatural Acts of Opera, a duo concert with Shirley Verrett and Grace Bumbry at Carnegie Hall.

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And I pity any girl who isn’t she tonight

Soprano Pretty Yende (soon to be a Met Rosina) guests on Stephen Colbert’s Late Show at 11:35 this evening.

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Chat: Roméo et Juliette

Start your New Year’s Eve out right with a nice passionate chat on the subject of Roméo et Juliette.

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Chat: L’Italiana in Algeri

Today’s matinee broadcast features a Met performance from earlier in the season. Chat about it here beginning at 1:00 PM.

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Comedy songs

Congratulations to Dame Patricia Routledge.

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Ja, sah er Baden ahn der Ruf

La Cieca’s nomination for Song of the Year 2016: an elaborate but hideously tasteless unintentional joke.

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Balls

“We do not go to opera to see stories similar to those we would see in movies.”

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