Cher Public

  • warmke: You discount yourself as a judge of any music if you can’t even correctly count the number of notes in a sequence. The... 2:30 PM
  • Krunoslav: How about Margaret White in CARRIE in tandem with Sabine Devieilhe–or , better, — Julia Lezhneva–wit h... 1:13 PM
  • armerjacquino: But while with Weill- Jenny Diver? 1:03 PM
  • armerjacquino: She’d act the living hell out of Anna Maurrant but the voice is just too small. 1:02 PM
  • Krunoslav: How about COCO? The creatrix sure didn’t have much voice… httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=Oi-7 9tAQHEo... 12:50 PM
  • antikitschychick: And it’s lite instead of ‘light’ ; too, I reckon. 12:43 PM
  • antikitschychick: lighter *fare. That was a typo. Sorry. 12:39 PM
  • Gualtier M: Maybe a badly needed remake of the late career Mistinguett vehicle “Rigolboche& #8221; (1936). The story is actually... 12:39 PM

The shock of the new

“The article also referred imprecisely to offerings in the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s 2012-13 season. While A Streetcar Named Desire, by André Previn, is the only one that was composed in the last 100 years, the company will also present Richard Strauss’s Elektra, which was first performed in 1909. Thus it is not the case that A Streetcar Named Desire is the only opera in the company’s season ‘from the last century’ if ‘the last century’ is taken as a reference to the 20th century.” [New York Times]