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  • armerjacquino: Interested to hear about Bonisolli’s early lyric years: they would presumably include the surprisingly good Rome... 11:53 AM
  • mrsjohnclaggart: I never did thank you JML for last week’s Forza. Always good to hear Gilda and Siepi. She was easily... 11:42 AM
  • antikitschychick: LOL you are too kind…think the only thing me and Proust have in common is we were both asthmatic…me at a... 11:41 AM
  • messa di voce: Beautiful picture of Martina. 11:31 AM
  • armerjacquino: No Calleja for Berlin: https://www.facebo ja.tenor/posts/121 5848065097262 11:25 AM
  • manou: I have long suspected that antikitschychick is the pseudonym of Marcel Proust. 10:57 AM
  • Baltsamic Vinaigrette: Now that Black Friday and, especially, Cyber Monday are “a thing” on this side of the pond,... 10:53 AM
  • Milady DeWinter: Well this is a Happy Monday/post-Thanks giving treat, thank you, JML! The cast, besides Martina and Milnes, looks sort of... 9:18 AM


Is there anything more essentially operatic than the suffering of women? Degraded by men, oppressed by society, killed by improbable plot contrivances, the women of opera suffer endlessly for our amusement.   Read more »


“The stage production of Rigoletto contains very brief partial nudity, which will not be shown in the Live in HD transmission of the opera.”