Cher Public

  • NPW-Paris: No doubt it’s less common in Europe. I’ve seen Candide once in the last 13 years and certainly wouldn’t mind... 10:43 AM
  • WindyCityOperaman: Apparently she died five months ago, December 31, 2015. It was only announced today. Strange. 10:31 AM
  • WindyCityOperaman: RIP singer and actress Beth Howland httpvh://www.youtu be.com/watch?v=UuQ ea2eVL2Y 10:16 AM
  • semira mide: Although Fallujah is not my cup of tea (neither music or subject) it is a very effective work,according to a friend who was... 10:02 AM
  • merveilleux: Has anyone heard any updates about Anna Netrebko’s next recording project? She was intermittently updating her... 9:52 AM
  • WindyCityOperaman: httpvh://www.youtu be.com/watch?v=1dV h-lh9XFo 9:45 AM
  • messa di voce: Sorry, but it’s time to give up on Candide – some great music, but Voltaire’s cardboard cutout figures do... 9:20 AM
  • CarlottaBorromeo: Zachary James (The Scribe) was born in Rhode Island, grew up in Florida and studied in Florida, Tennessee and New York.... 7:30 AM

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 »