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  • Feldmarschallin: When the tickets were sold it was originally 19.30 then Bachler changed the time to 20.30. I got rid of my ticket after... 7:37 AM
  • armerjacquino: You do hear people say it though, that’s the scary bit. 7:07 AM
  • manou: It seems obvious that DeepSouthSenior has a DeepTongueInCheek. 6:51 AM
  • armerjacquino: What a smashing programme. I wonder what else was performed? There must have been more, surely, otherwise it would have... 6:49 AM
  • armerjacquino: Unless you were joking, in which case… scarily accurate. 6:14 AM
  • armerjacquino: Firstly: how do you expect all these people working for free to be able to eat? Secondly: I don’t see what’s so... 6:02 AM
  • ML: Seems like it could awaken the lawyers, if Universal chose to get nasty. 3:47 AM
  • ML: Interesting comparison. 3:43 AM

The recursion of kitsch

Like the double or triple negative (where theoretically pairs of “nots” cancel each other out, but in practice you can’t be so sure) this tidbit of news La Cieca just read has her confused and uncertain. It seems that at a recital in Tulsa last night, Dame Kiri te Kanawa sang as an encore a Jake Heggie setting of Maria Callas‘s final monologue from Terrence McNally‘s Master Class. You know, the one that McNally didn’t actually write but rather collated from some random remarks Callas made in an entirely different emotional context. Read more »