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Cher Public

  • MontyNostry: There’s a touch of Donatella Versace about the way Nadj looks these days. 6:49 PM
  • bobsnsane: A bumbling B production ? 6:47 PM
  • Stefan: The Staatsoper will stream it “live” on November 1. https://www.staats oper.de/en/staa... 6:47 PM
  • MontyNostry: Time for this clip again httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=LCFN cEFZn38 6:43 PM
  • antikitschychick: OMG I.JUST.CAN’T . This is beyond gorgeous singing…grea t accompaniment too.... 6:43 PM
  • bobsnsane: Titular… 6:37 PM
  • Krunoslav: http://www.klassik -in-berlin.de/bild er/opern/dob-nabuc co-08-600.jpg 6:35 PM
  • antikitschychick: WOW!!! :shock: That was amaaaaazing!! Thank you for sharing that Olivero. 6:32 PM
  • Grane: Well, John Belushi’s dead. Somebody’s got to wear the bee suit. 6:26 PM
  • Guestoria Unpopularenka: The gay stereotypes of some people… 6:08 PM

A multiplicity of mezzos

Wonder no more! Says the Met press office, “Elina Garanca has withdrawn from her 2013-14 Met engagements because she is pregnant with her second child, who is due this winter. Garanca was originally scheduled to sing Octavian in three performances of Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier and Charlotte in a new production of Massenet’s Werther. Two star mezzo-sopranos will replace her in these performances: Alice Coote in Der Rosenkavalier and Sophie Koch, making her Met debut, in Werther.Read more »

La Cieca reports; the cher public decides

Sean Michael Gross, Director of Marketing and Special Projects for 21C Media Group, who is in charge of public and press relations (in North America) for Anna Netrebko, has informed La Cieca that the rumor-magnet diva “‘is not pregnant.”

Jane heir

Now that it’s more or less official that Elina Garanca is dropping out of the Met’s production of Anna Bolena, it’s obviously up to you, the cher public, to decide who should inherit the role.

In interest of gathering the broadest range of opinion on this crucial subject, a poll follows the jump. Read more »