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  • mirywi: Stevey: I enjoyed the Destinn recording. Thanks for posting it! 9:57 PM
  • antikitschychick: Nice! Haven’t heard her in that role but think it will be a treat to hear a French... 9:49 PM
  • Lohenfal: Future Met Wiki lists Sophie Koch for 2016-17 in, of all things, Carmen. No mention is made of her... 9:41 PM
  • Quanto Painy Fakor: Over the years I have noticed that the recent crop of singers don’t really know how... 9:28 PM
  • antikitschychick: How wonderful Lohenfal. Glad to hear it was just as riveting in the house. Agree about the... 8:50 PM
  • Milady DeWinter: I tell you DellaCasa and Peter, I was conflicted about #16 earlier on in the process, but... 7:48 PM
  • Lohenfal: Anti, I was at the Nov. 1 performance, which you saw on video. The Eyre production works very well... 7:40 PM
  • semira mide: Nothing like a re-post to make it work. Oops. 7:26 PM
  • semira mide: Sorry, that didn’t work. I’ll post the link again. https://www.you... 7:26 PM
  • semira mide: I totally agree about Nelly , Zinka. Coloraturafan posted this clip with Nelly, which I think is... 7:25 PM

Petered out

Daniel Wakin reports that “WQXR pulled a blog posting critical of the Metropolitan Opera’s new Ring cycle last month after the Met’s general manager, Peter Gelb, personally complained to the radio station’s top executive…. The Met has a small sponsorship arrangement with WQXR, which for decades has broadcast live Met performances on Saturdays.”   Read more »