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  • La Cieca: One small correction. Caballé, born April 12, 1933, was 34 years old at the time of this Traviata.... 3:54 AM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: I must apologize: the tracks of the last act of the 1967 “Traviata... 3:22 AM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: ailsamegan: Thank you very much for your support of my suggestions. I feared... 3:19 AM
  • Feldmarschallin: For many years Röschmann was a superb Susanna. And I agree that Seefried was one of the best... 3:05 AM
  • ailsamegan: Well said Junger – half the time I don’t know what these 3 are talkng about. I used... 2:54 AM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: I am behind on my thanks! I apologize! Kashania (PDP) – take your time! Listen... 2:28 AM
  • laddie: I remember hearing Bonney’s Susanna on the Met Saturday broadcast many years ago. It was jaw... 2:02 AM
  • laddie: writhing, damn you spell check! 1:58 AM
  • laddie: Do you mean to say you didn’t admire those bare-chested, writing supers worshiping turquoise... 1:58 AM
  • marshiemarkII: Vallyta you were there and didn’t look for your gurlfriend here :-) ? Very short because... 1:20 AM

Mary est de retour

Miss Garden retired a year ago, going to the bandit-infested hills of Corsica to ‘write a book and ride a mule.’  The decision to end her ‘retirement’ was made with the same impetuosity which has marked her colorful life.” Read more »

La “Fille” mal gardée

Natalie Dessay de retour dans la Fille du Régiment” [france musique]

A river in Egypt

comebackAfter six months of professional silence, Natalie Dessay will return to the stage on Monday in Giulio Cesare at the Palais Garnier. A hint of what the Handel may sound like will be found after the jump. Read more »

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The return of Unnatural Acts of Opera

After years (or was it months) wandering der Irrnis und der Leiden Pfade, La Cieca has returned to the broadcast booth for another episode of Unnatural Acts of Opera.

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As of now

Early reports indicate that Rolando Villazón was back in form last night for his return to the stage in L’elisir d’amore at the Vienna Stage Opera.

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Comeback kid

According to first reports, Rolando Villazón enjoyed a much-applauded success earlier this evening at the Vienna State Opera as Nemorino, his first staged opera performance in almost a year.

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Alla stagion dei fior

Rolando Villazón has announced the schedule for his next comeback: L’elisir d’amore in Vienna on March 22, followed by Yevgeny Onegin in Berlin March 26 – April 2. [AFP]

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