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  • phoenix: manou, you are a monkey, too? if you are a wood monkey, you were born the same year I was 5:29 PM
  • antikitschychick: P.S. quite mucho was not a typo; it was me being silly and using Spanglish. I did mean to say it is snowing quite mucho... 5:29 PM
  • antikitschychick: thanks for the heads up NPW. I’ll read it later on tonight. It is snowing quite mucho here in PA tonight and I... 5:23 PM
  • NPW-Paris: Anti, my report is out. 5:10 PM
  • la vociaccia: You know, I really appreciate that Thomas and Cambridge weighed in on the issue with the Washington Post and I do think a... 3:57 PM
  • armerjacquino: How unbelievably dumb to use the opinion of singers as some kind of clincher. It’s not the inside world of opera... 3:42 PM
  • m. croche: Though I now possess a bearish exterior, I, too, am a brother of Sun Wukong. 3:11 PM
  • redbear: Just found more on this in the Guardian. A commenter mentioned that the last time we saw her at the opera, she was shot on the... 2:57 PM

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 »