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  • MontyNostry: Talking of Cotrubas, whom I saw on stage as Violetta, Elisabetta and Tatyana, and in... 10:33 PM
  • NPW-Paris: (Just to be clear: the opening night reviews had thus not prepared me for what I heard when I was... 10:33 PM
  • NPW-Paris: I heard her only once, in Boccanegra: “Ana Maria Martinez was, it seems, petrified on the... 10:31 PM
  • Operngasse: Jungfer – Thank you so much for mentioning Martine van Hamel. One of the great American... 10:31 PM
  • MontyNostry: Camille, dear, I find that very reassuring! Thank you. 10:30 PM
  • Camille: Thanks, armerjay, for I had this home from the library but hadn’t the time to listen. I got... 10:21 PM
  • Camille: MontyN. You have volleyed on back my exact sentiments re all three sopranos spoken of above, not... 10:18 PM
  • Camille: How is that ending different, please? Is that in the UE score? Have only heard the the usually done... 10:10 PM
  • Camille: It’s very interesting to hear what you have to say about the Cotrubas Traviata. She was so... 10:02 PM
  • NPW-Paris: Damn. “… from natural causes”. Sorry. 9:56 PM

Steam heat?

Tenor Vittorio Grigolo, easy on the eyes despite the fright wig, is one of the “Hottest Opera Stars Of 2013″ according to Huffington Post. But does he meet the criteria of the highest authority on hotness of them all, namely the parterre consensus? Read more »