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  • grimoaldo: Handel finished composing “Floridante& #8221;, for instance, on 28 November 1721, it had its... 1:36 PM
  • Benedetta Funghi-Trifolati: Renato Bruson does an amazing job in Florence with the very difficult ‘Sì,... 1:18 PM
  • luvtennis: Opera Teen: While the Bohm recording has been a popular choice over the years (I like it less than... 1:04 PM
  • Clita del Toro: I know that I am in the minority, but I am not crazy about Nilsson’s Isolde. I was at... 12:59 PM
  • WindyCityOperaman: Agreeing with everyone here that the choice is between the evergreen Furtwangler and the... 12:14 PM
  • phoenix: Mosuc cancelled Caterina Cornaro in Montpellier. Here is the cast for tonight’s perforamance... 12:03 PM
  • WindyCityOperaman: Born on this day in 1796 librettist, poet and politician Carlo Pepoli httpv://www.you... 12:03 PM
  • armerjacquino: There are trains, but they weren’t ideally timed for evening shows, and there’s... 11:51 AM
  • Satisfied: Regina – Yes, there is a train near the venue and a cab is about 15 to 20 bucks each way.... 11:49 AM
  • Cocky Kurwenal: I’m looking forward to hearing Mosuc, it will be the first time for me, so I’m... 11:41 AM

The other gospel of the other Mary, Mary

San Francisco Opera’s marketing leaves La Cieca at least momentarily speechless, so she’ll have to rely on you, cher public, to take up the slack with discussion of off-topic and general interest subjects.

Chest the ticket

“Nathan Gunn Replaces Deborah Voigt” [TheaterJones] (Photo: Ken Howard)

Irony defined, or something

“Suddenly this quaint Depression-era protest song… delivered in a tone of controlled anger became like a devastating critique of today’s winner-take-all economic climate. Mr. Gunn made you feel the outrage of veterans who fought not only in World War I but in Iraq and Afghanistan, returning from overseas to cold shoulders and empty food pantries.” [New York Times]

NATHAN GUNN WITH JULIE GUNN, MUSICAL DIRECTOR…. Fri. & Sat.: General seating, $85 per person; VIP seating, $135 per person; Bar seating, $50 per person. [Cafe Carlyle]