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  • peter: I think #4 is Astrid Varnay and #16 is Millo. 9:15 PM
  • CwbyLA: Can #4 be young Leyla Gencer before she developed the glottal attacks? 8:49 PM
  • CwbyLA: Camille, why do we have to find a bad byotch? Let’s find a bad man. Criticism of women that... 8:40 PM
  • CwbyLA: -Ed, you are not alone. I can’t stand the musicals either. 8:38 PM
  • zinka: Alfredo Salmaggi, Mar.4,1886 ,was Impresario/Conduct or of the Opera Co.we used to attend at Brooklyn... 7:46 PM
  • Satisfied: I love your love for Gheorghiu. I don’t understand it, but I love it. 7:23 PM
  • zinka: One of the very special places we used to visit and “hang out” for a long time was... 7:09 PM
  • pirelli: And I know a lot of people who say they hate opera – when really the only “opera” ;... 7:07 PM
  • Lady Abbado: 16 pics with Borras and Gheorghiu from the dress rehearsal for Werther: https://www.fac... 7:00 PM
  • Quanto Painy Fakor: Not illness. His Macbeths in Berlin were a triumph for him. Now on to Ernani in NY as... 6:25 PM

All for the best

George Steel (center) announces that New York City Opera is destroying, giving away or selling off most of its stock of repertory productions. Presumably a few of the old sets will be kept on hand to burn for warmth during the long winter ahead. [New York Times] (Photo by Carol Rosegg.)

Passaggio/fail basis

Not only has physical therapy healed Mariusz Kwiecien‘s shapely back, it’s apparently added a third to the top of his range. [New York Times] Read more »