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  • Krunoslav: I have heard that Jennifer Larmore is a possible Mere Marie. But maybe good sense will prevail and... 2:14 PM
  • luvtennis: EEEEWWWWWW!!!!!!! My brain is now ruined by your post. Bernstein’s baton….. Shudder. 2:13 PM
  • NPW-Paris: Revival, apparently. 2:09 PM
  • coloraturafan: Here is a performance of Donizetti’s Caterina Cornaro, from a concert performance in... 2:09 PM
  • NPW-Paris: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream de Benjamin Britten • direction musicale Kazushi Ono • mise en... 2:04 PM
  • Milady DeWinter: p.s. re: armer’s ‘bit of a ballache’- 1:47 PM
  • Milady DeWinter: LOL! I speak eeenglish not so good sometimes. I was wondering, “What the hell is a... 1:46 PM
  • Orlando Furioso: Perhaps the most completely successful such transition in the US is Mary Beth Peil.... 1:38 PM
  • Gualtier M: This snippet from Maria Jeritza’s one movie (with Slezak in a supporting role) shows why... 1:32 PM
  • Krunoslav: But this besmirches two of Feldie’s favorites, Catherine Foster and Lance Ryan! 1:24 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.