Cher Public

  • La Cieca: Well in the case of Lohengrin the swan boat was an integral part of the source material, and the denouement of the piece hinges... 10:30 AM
  • chicagoing: Which opera? I searched online for “strangled by hair” and only came up with a tragic story which occured on a... 10:14 AM
  • manou: http://tinyurl.com /q5q9trn 10:14 AM
  • NPW-Paris: Even in the 18th C Johnson was already able to come up with his famous quip: “An exotic and irrational entertainment,... 9:57 AM
  • NPW-Paris: Or turn into a laurel bush? 9:50 AM
  • NPW-Paris: Like having your heroine commit suicide by strangling herself with her hair? 9:49 AM
  • chicagoing: One thing that continues to puzzle me about opera is this; if you are writing or adapting material that you know will be... 9:42 AM
  • DellaCasaFan: Michael Chance 9:26 AM

Swiss you were here

The Pierre Audi production of Guillaume Tell has opened at De Nederlandse Opera, and the staging (destined for the Met* circa 2018) has been pronounced a “triumphant success.” There’s a glimpse of the show after the jump. Read more »