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  • operaassport: That’s a common clause in contracts and has nothing to do with who is more powerful. 6:19 PM
  • operaassport: “Pretty significant cuts.” You must be reading a different document than me. I see... 6:18 PM
  • operaassport: Nice try from our resident union spokesman but when “AGMA” decides how it is going... 6:15 PM
  • operaassport: That was meant for union spokesman Dabrowski. 6:13 PM
  • operaassport: You’d be wrong because that’s not how it works. A board sets the mandate and Gelb... 6:11 PM
  • mercadante: I hear a lovely and individual voice with a superb schooling, excellent musicianship and charm to... 5:43 PM
  • kashania: Clita: I think your attacking tone (not to mention the unnecessary attack on another poster from... 5:40 PM
  • La Valkyrietta: When reading in the posts here all these artists with the same names, like in a Rossini opera... 5:28 PM
  • La Cieca: Okay, both of you take a break. You’ll be on moderation until tomorrow morning. 5:28 PM
  • Poison Ivy: Seriously, get help. You make it clear how much you dislike certain singers in every.fucking.p... 5:20 PM

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La Rondine, which began as a light Viennese operetta before being transformed into an Italian tearjerker, is not a natural diva vehicle, with its wispy emotions and clunky plot…. Yet despite the work’s slightness, Ms. Opolais seemed to live within it, growing in stature as the evening went on and radiating the kind of aura—one that demands that you watch her, and sympathize with her—that defines a star.” Once again, Zachary Woolfe nails it.