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  • Don_Dano: I think people should keep an open mind about Patricia Racette singing Salome in Los Angeles. She sang it with Opera San Antonio... 6:06 PM
  • manou: Nooooooo! I am going on Monday. Do hope she is better. I have seen Hui He’s Leonora in Orange, and she is pretty good, but I... 5:58 PM
  • PCally: I hope your right. It seems like she got her groove back big time! 5:48 PM
  • NPW-Paris: Anna Netrebko finally called in sick. 5:40 PM
  • moi: The rumour has it, that she is going to sing The Makropoulos case at the Proms next summer… and already confirmed is a concert... 5:35 PM
  • moi: ..and if the next season forecast is true.. even more Rigoletto….. That is my modest point; make a great Don Carlo cast and... 5:25 PM
  • Lady Abbado: I wonder if Angie has withdrawn the role from her active repertory. Last time she sang it in July 2013 at the ROH. Then there... 5:22 PM
  • jd: I was at the Trovatore Sat night. The turntable first malfunctioned just after Fernando’s opening exposition. Angela Meade came... 5:15 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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