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  • Milady DeWinter: “stand-in 221; for those issues. 12:54 PM
  • Milady DeWinter: “it was more Filippo-as-Prufroc k in the quartet.” 211;well, you’re... 12:53 PM
  • antikitschychick: oh snaps you’re right!!!! Thanks for the tip :-). 12:44 PM
  • antikitschychick: Perhaps it’s because I haven’t heard her live but I tend to agree with warmke... 12:41 PM
  • La Cieca: I’d have to find her neck first. 12:39 PM
  • turings: I recognise exactly what Ilka Saro means, but I love Furlanetto’s Filippo –he seems to find... 12:37 PM
  • Gualtier M: Question to La Cieca: are you going to see “Living on Love”? There are $20 rush... 12:35 PM
  • Ilka Saro: “Three dedicated Don Carlo days” sounds like very sensible self-care to me! 12:35 PM
  • Milady DeWinter: I thought Morris was excellent – not a wobble to be heard – although some hard... 12:30 PM
  • davenport: Well the most obvious soprano La Cieca would strangle would be Renee Fleming – he’s... 12:26 PM

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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