Cher Public

  • mb: What a coincidence – I’m going to see a staged performance here in Brisbane tomorrow night. David Hobson as Candide and Amelia... 9:18 AM
  • Gualtier M: The Joseph Machlis English translation is the standard and the only one that is licensed for performance and it should be... 9:18 AM
  • Feldmarschallin: Great, great production which I have seen 6 times on stage. It is not hideous. 8:58 AM
  • Tristan_und: Looks hideous (those Regie Germans!), but I’d watch Jonas if he were wrapped up in a mummy’s costume. Yes, I know... 8:50 AM
  • La Cieca: But the audience does. 8:15 AM
  • Krunoslav: Oh, no disputing that the Carmelites would have needed the services of Sister Susan of the Wriggling and Giggling of Christ to... 8:12 AM
  • Quanto Painy Fakor: and he doesn’t drool when he sings. 7:41 AM
  • Quanto Painy Fakor: Valer sort of has that Jonas Kaufmann look httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=OnFK DrWnPvo httpv://www.you... 7:39 AM

It’s the pictures that got small

Norma in HD from Teatro Antico, Taormina, Italy. Pollione: Gregory Kunde; Oroveso: Giacomo Prestia; Norma: Chiara Taigi; Adalgisa: Irina Lungu; Clotilde: Katia Lytting; Flavio: Massimiliano Chiarolla. The Chorus of Francesco Cilea, directed by Bruno Tirotta; The Festival Euro Mediterraneo Symphony Orchestra.” [Opera in Cinema]

Fair, game

The Monday, 12th December, Weill Hall recital debut of Signora Chiara Taigi, a strikingly good looking Italian soprano, who had made her American operatic debut this past March, starring as Selika in the OONY production of Meyerbeer’s long-neglected L’Africaine, was something Your Own Camille had looked forward to with a high hopes and a faintly wondering glee, for several months now.   Read more »