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Cher Public

  • MontyNostry: He was embarrassing last year as Boccanegra in London. He bawled most unpleasantly in the... 4:13 PM
  • ML: LOL. You’re good stuff, Kashie, for a Canuck! ;-) 4:06 PM
  • MontyNostry: There’s a big interview with Grace – in German -where she claims that singing mezzo... 4:06 PM
  • ML: The presenters, Japan Arts (for the Met and Mariinsky, typically), NBS (for Bayerische Staatsoper, Wiener... 4:02 PM
  • MontyNostry: Orturd is a great typo. 3:56 PM
  • bogda: Apparently Fleming has realised this as well, and has now withdrawn from this same production. She was... 3:54 PM
  • MontyNostry: Talking of Elgar (which I often find more interesting than listening to Elgar), didn’t... 3:54 PM
  • pavel: I’m always amazed at the frequency and starry-ness of these tours to Japan. It must be... 3:44 PM
  • kashania: All I heard was something about Masetto’s “lover stave” in relation to Giovanni... 3:26 PM
  • ML: Popoli 3:23 PM

And no bones!

Apparently, opera fans got the bright side of the bargain: say “Macbeth” in the theater and you court cataclysm; utter the name in the opera house and, as often as not, you merely predict disappointment.  Read more »