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  • PushedUpMezzo: Not sure these days where to post things, but wanted to recommend the weird and wonderful... 8:25 AM
  • MontyNostry: That Carmélites in Nice was one of my personal Great Evenings at the Opera. 8:06 AM
  • Dabrowski: She is now being praised even on aspects of her singing for which she was previously criticized... 7:48 AM
  • DeepSouthSenior: It would be nice to read a one-time contribution from someone paying tribute to Groucho:... 7:34 AM
  • ML: Feld, that’s six lines bitching about poor Olga and no words at all about how the symphony was... 6:27 AM
  • ML: Vociaccia, I agree completely. 6:06 AM
  • ML: Justin Davidson, below, tackles the Klinghoffer controversy better than others I have read.... 5:59 AM
  • Baltsamic Vinaigrette: Thank you as ever, WCO. Guy Chauvet is not the only notable French musician born on... 5:37 AM
  • Cicciabella: Here’s another thinking reviewer/bowling pin knocked over by Ms Netrebko: http://tinyurl... 3:25 AM
  • Feldmarschallin: I am wondering if perhaps Mrs. Claggart and I were at that same Salome since I also heard... 2:55 AM

Abs of a Soldier

La Cieca has obtained this photo of Thomas Hampson headlining Camouflage Night at Powerhouse, uh, rehearsing for Heart of a Soldier at the San Francisco Opera. You can tell the scene is Northern Rhodesia in 1962, because that is where the British military first started offering complimentary personal training packages to their troops. Read more »