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Cher Public

  • Camille: O.Mein. Gott!!!! S. O. S.—– Opera Teen!!! Get out that résumé and get yourself in line... 8:15 PM
  • Camille: Yes, let’s ask Mozart!! He’ll tell us a passel of his Arsch jokes! Come to think of it,... 8:07 PM
  • Camille: Why spasibo, Mr. Krunoslav! That sounds like an excellent cast to me. Had there not been Leonie,... 7:38 PM
  • manou: Well – interestingly Google recognizes both “Popoli di Tessaglia” and ”Popolo di... 7:26 PM
  • Quanto Painy Fakor: Calling OPERA TEEN - The following job announcement has been poted to the OperaAmerica... 7:20 PM
  • Camille: The cover dress Netrebko is in absolutely wonderful. All you bitches can fling all the egg foo young... 7:20 PM
  • Krunoslav: I am not in a position to remember, but I happen to know: in the Busoni, Ingrid Bjoner was the... 7:16 PM
  • sl: Live, Soffel’s top notes were impressive, if a little edgy and scary; Stemme had greater bloom and... 7:13 PM
  • Camille: Yes it has a lot to do with opera since there a ton of food fights around here. Egg foo young in the... 7:07 PM
  • Camille: Honey, I’m busy and can’t keep up with all those back and forth. It is a good question.... 6:58 PM

Wang Center

The immortal Mae West, celebrated for her Dalila, had a curtain speech she recited following performances of her play Catherine Was Great: “I’m glad you like my Catherine. I like her too. She ruled thirty million people and had three thousand lovers. I do the best I can in two and a half hours.” Now it seems the NYCO’s Duchess of Argyll will have to make do with a mere 25 lovers  in the company’s production of Powder Her Face—instead of the originally planned 88. The reason: the stage at BAM is too intime to accomodate that many naked men. [Daily Mail]

Opera with a whiskey back

ogbbanner09On Friday, April 16th, American Opera Projects and Opera on Tap presented a triple bill of new works at Galapagos Art Space in DUMBO, including what is essentially a pastiche, a collection of songs, and a one act opera. There were highs, there were lows; there was booze and opera in the same room. I cannot say I witnessed history that night, but I had a good time, and isn’t that really what it’s all about?  Read more »