Cher Public

  • kashania: I’d never heard the Berganza recording. Beautiful, sensitive stuff, if a bit too precious on the climactic... 12:04 PM
  • Cocky Kurwenal: I was actually at this concert, having just started a contract in Brussels. How lovely to have the opportunity to hear... 12:02 PM
  • kashania: Her speaking voice may sound like she’s a Brit, but… I’ve always loved the hushed the delivery on... 11:54 AM
  • Camille: I walked after “Sogno talor” and il Consorte discovered her in her illicit Freudian dream state. By then, I was... 11:48 AM
  • phoenix: ‘No reason for the changes are given.’ Could Algana have wanted to keep it all in the family? – If I’m... 11:40 AM
  • Camille: No sir, I was scoping out the cutie during the first half. As is my custom, I WALKED. I walked up to the MET where I watched... 11:38 AM
  • Camille: There is a fun chapter from The Count of Monte Cristo involving the opera Parisina d’Este, situated at the Teatro... 11:30 AM
  • Krunoslav: “(no staring glue-eyed to the score this time” You must have been looking away at times — at the... 11:21 AM

I am missing the winter now

“One quick way to warm up: Watching tenor heartthrob Roberto Alagna, who’ll swing into town Sunday for a concert performance of Giordano’s Andrea Chénier with Opera Orchestra of New York. In this French Revolution epic, Alagna plays an idealistic poet who belts out a few hit arias before joining his beloved Maddalena (soprano Kristin Lewis) on the guillotine.” Our own JJ chooses hot tickets for cold months. [New York Post]