Cher Public

  • Camille: OMGAWD!!! Don’t bring him back!! Still remember that wedding to Miss Vicki on the Johnny Carson Show and didn’t yet... 3:22 PM
  • Camille: Sorry, another italic fail but this time not enough. Should end at this point: In addition, there were seemingly secondary... 3:19 PM
  • Camille: Monsieur NPW, The mention of Félicien David brought to mind this excellent book which discusses, (not however the Herculanum you... 3:14 PM
  • leosweill: fun find: Robert Carsen’s recent production of Fanciulla from La Scala. httpv://www.youtub 7OsB9H4... 3:06 PM
  • PushedUpMezzo: A teenage favourite which probably influenced my preference for lower female voices. She was 14 here. Love the... 2:52 PM
  • No Expert: Ah, the 1960’s, when anything seemed possible. 2:30 PM
  • Camille: Well, thanks! I am deeply suspicious of those recordings from that place but maybe I’ll chance it as such is my curiosity... 2:09 PM
  • chicagoing: Final Don Carlo performance in San Francisco tonight with Furlanetto in for Pape. Wish I was there to see it again. 1:56 PM

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]