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  • antikitschychick: thanks for the heads up NPW. I’ll read it later on tonight. It is snowing quite mucho here in PA tonight and I... 5:23 PM
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  • la vociaccia: You know, I really appreciate that Thomas and Cambridge weighed in on the issue with the Washington Post and I do think a... 3:57 PM
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  • chicagoing: Ms. Racette received an enthusiastic ovation for her Elle in La Voix Humane this past Saturday night at Chicago Opera Theatre.... 2:55 PM
  • redbear: I may have come in second, but the other guy came in next to last! 2:51 PM

Wingless victory

Of particular visual interest in last weekend’s Lohengrin (though not perhaps so tantalizing as Jonas Kaufmann‘s aristocratic bare feet, pictured above) is the very obvious change in the staging that was made between the antegenerale (in which Anja Harteros sang Elsa) and the telecast opening night. Read more »