Cher Public

  • Camille: Here is another one, this is Cheryl Studer in cherishable form: httpv://youtube.co m/watch?v=GDqBm3aR xeA A tiny bit at the very... 7:02 PM
  • Arabella: Cicciabella – here is the link for the Black Ascot blog Malmö opera created: http://blackascot. blogspot.nl 6:37 PM
  • vilbastarda: Camille, I will be at Caramoor on the 11th as well. Would love to say hi to you in person, if you don’t mind. 6:29 PM
  • gustave of montreal: Turning opera into John Waters movies ? 5:28 PM
  • Cicciabella: Something for the Metropolitan Opera? The Marketing Manager of Malmö Opera explains how they increased audiences by creating... 5:23 PM
  • armerjacquino: The BLITHE SPIRIT in the clip (which I think is the US Tour which came from the London production which came from the... 5:13 PM
  • gustave of montreal: Old Strauss, 73, dullest opera – except for the last scene when he seems to have awaken. 5:06 PM
  • phoenix: Yep, Buster has it right. I couldn’t find any performance archives for Radio Filharmonisch – Concertgebouw used to... 4:55 PM

Even smiling makes my face ache

Call it brio, joie de vivre, zest, élan vital, perhaps Lebenslust. You might even call it “fun.” But no matter what you call it, that’s not the mood Renée Fleming was in when she dropped in for lunch with Muse at Bloomberg.

So what’s the deal with the Dew Fairy?

And so in fact Renée Fleming, celebrated soprano, musical ambassador and riffmeister (known among the cognoscenti as “La Esilarante”) has followed through with her announced plan to collaborate with Chicago’s celebrated Second City comedy troupe, all in the name of opera reach-around, uh, outreach. Read more »