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  • semira mide: I heard Ramey sing Attila in Houston many years ago. I’ll never forget the reaction of... 1:02 PM
  • No Expert: I still miss CruzSF 12:59 PM
  • John L: Fascinating account. I guess there was the Barbieri camp and the Cossotto camp, with Cossotto coming... 12:45 PM
  • mjmacmtenor: Last week I was listening to a Met broadcast from the 1950s of Aida with Milanov, Barbieri, and... 12:37 PM
  • Amnerees: pasavant– I have been a “regularR 21; at Glimmerglass for some years now, but... 12:30 PM
  • John L: *ducking*. If it means anything I like loud declamatory type singing too, if there’s no... 12:29 PM
  • DeepSouthSenior: This one may be even better (more polished, more secure, “hotter̶ 1;). Much... 12:28 PM
  • m. croche: Thanks for the nod to Baku, city of Rostropovich’ ;s birth, with the clip from... 11:58 AM
  • pasavant: I am considering the Glimmerglass Festival this summer. The singers listed are totally unknown to... 11:46 AM
  • Evenhanded: Well. What’s holding her back is her stolid stage presence, unimaginative phrasing and use... 11:34 AM

Crave the date

It only just occurred to La Cieca that the opening night of New York City Opera’s 2013 season—the premiere of their new production of Powder Her Face—is February 15, a date that sounds oddly familiar somehow.