Cher Public

  • mrsjohnclaggart: And did you say, MIMI COERTSE?????? I AM Mimi Coertse. I saw Montsy (there were other names I won’t repeat)... 5:21 AM
  • phoenix: +1 ‘much better than … those who are pushed’ 5:10 AM
  • Pia Ngere-Liu: Hers was the first recording I got of the work and it remains my favorite – except for the funny sound picture in the... 4:58 AM
  • mrsjohnclaggart: I saw her do the final scene about seven times. She did it with her black hair very long and down her back after a diet... 4:52 AM
  • mrsjohnclaggart: Martinez has quite a story, which I’m not going to tell. But I knew her when she started, quite well, knew her... 4:46 AM
  • Pia Ngere-Liu: Did the illustrious Mrs. John Claggart ever see her is Salome? I only saw her once in Munich – early 2000s. Christmas... 4:46 AM
  • mrsjohnclaggart: Fabulous find, Pia!!!!!!!!! 4:33 AM
  • Pia Ngere-Liu: And this sort of summarizes your whole argument. Would have loved to see Montse as Salome. httpv://www.you... 4:10 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 »