Cher Public

  • Nelly della Vittoria: I was there too. He was good, wasn’t he? Missing that last bit of ardour, maybe, but it was elegantly done. As... 3:17 PM
  • armerjacquino: You know what, bronzino? If you want to live in a world where, say, Kiri te Kanawa is considered a greater artist than,... 3:08 PM
  • phoenix: Have you been listening to her broadcasts from Seattle Opera (Tosca, Nabucco, Maria Stuarda, etc.)? I don’t know about... 3:00 PM
  • Lohenfal: Ciccia, you’re probably right in thinking that this was best in HD. I was at the Met yesterday and had a very mixed... 2:41 PM
  • Quanto Painy Fakor: A few months ago, the American soprano Mary Elizabeth Williams proved that she is a wonderful NORMA. Here’s... 2:34 PM
  • Will: Because Paul Appleby was considered a comer, I was a bit disappointed to find that the only performance I could go to was one in... 2:12 PM
  • oscar: I too am not a big fan of Meier but I went to the HD yesterday and I found her performance overwhelming. I heard her Kundry live... 1:42 PM
  • LT: This dance is quite good. @3:51 httpv://youtu.be/Z C7CeAe_pYA?t=3m51s 1:33 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]