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  • CwbyLA: Thanks Poison Ivy. They seem very reasonable candidates. 9:07 AM
  • NPW-Paris: A friend of mine is trying to learn Hungarian at the moment but it seems to be plunging him into... 9:06 AM
  • NPW-Paris: Hehe, re Meier, I just found this in my archives, on the subject of a Mattila recital: ‘Some... 9:03 AM
  • Camille: Oh you do?? Perhaps we shall bump noggins there un bel dì! That would be nice. Chock Full o Nuts... 9:01 AM
  • manou: She will have to be a first class swimmer not to sink in that role. 8:58 AM
  • Batty Masetto: Thanks for the other link Quanto, just downloaded and it looks fascinating. Now if I can just... 8:57 AM
  • NPW-Paris: Also, she had enough magnetism to help you (help, at least) not be over-distracted by Bill... 8:56 AM
  • Batty Masetto: I think Monty’s got it – we just watched Meier in the Kupfer Parsifal the other... 8:53 AM
  • NPW-Paris: It was Brussels and later, in the same Warlikowsi production, the Théâtre des Champs Elysées. I... 8:53 AM
  • Quanto Painy Fakor: The only thing I’ve ever really admired about W. Meier was her bloody Liebestod... 8:50 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 »