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  • Camille: okay! Actually I am liking La Smenchuk quite a lot and agree with il cretino!! Thanx! 5:49 PM
  • armerjacquino: According to the Italian reviewer quoted above, someone shouted ‘CATERINA!&# 8217; in... 5:45 PM
  • Quanto Painy Fakor: She’s no ingratiating Beverly Sills! If I were a teenager used to the music of the... 5:45 PM
  • Camille: What was it that cretino integrale said after Anja Harteros’ reiteration of “Numi... 5:43 PM
  • Camille: “She even drowned Gwyneth”….!! !!!!!! NOW THAT I would have given my first born to have... 5:32 PM
  • antikitschychick: What a treat!!!! Thank you La Cieca :-D and laddie for providing the download link!.... 5:22 PM
  • semoyer: I haven’t been able to download this. Do you know why? 5:21 PM
  • aulus agerius: I imagine the pay cut is not helping. Or maybe OMG chose not to sacrifice.:-) 5:00 PM
  • Claudia4Ever: mille grazie, laddie!!! 4:56 PM
  • Lohengrin: Naja, next time in Salzburg or München….. Hopefully he has a rest before Turrido and enjoys... 4:37 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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