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  • Olivero is my Drug of Choice: What about Maria Agresta??? 11:49 AM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: It (most likely) couldn’t have happened onstage in a full production, but try and beat this:... 11:46 AM
  • scooterberwyn: I don’t know how to embed videos here, so this link will have to do. This song is from the original Off-Broadway... 11:35 AM
  • phoenix: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=CAMn ahdwS6s 2015 interview begins at 3.50: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=JYcE Pjw_3mQ 10:59 AM
  • phoenix: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=b988 19wMb94 10:57 AM
  • Milady DeWinter: Petrella was awesome – so idiomatic, a beauty, and the voice, while noting special, was strong, well-produced, and... 10:23 AM
  • Milady DeWinter: Caption: You can’t deport her – we have a show to put on!!! 10:20 AM
  • Poison Ivy: I found this old RAI film of Clara Petrella in the title role. Awful production values aside, I really wish there were... 9:30 AM

Tre sbirri… una guyliner

Two questions answered in a single YouTube video:

1) What is that guy who staged Spinal Tap’s “Stonehenge” doing these days? (Answer: He’s directing operas)

2) What would it look like if Jared Leto sang Puccini? (Answer: See below)

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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 »