Tales of the Bavarian baloney pony

In November, everyone wanted to hear more about Jonas Kaufmann‘s Johnson. The top parterre stories of last month follow the jump.  Read more »

It’s just one letter, but it makes a vas deferens

“But enough about Lou Tellegen,” Miss Farrar snapped.

“That goes without saying”

“Wolfram von Eschenbach is played by the up and coming German baritone Daniel Schmutzhard.” [Opera Vlaanderen]

Column inches

La Cieca’s curiosity is always aroused when a journalist probes with really penetrating questions.

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another pull quote we never finished reading

“But perhaps the greatest delight was witnessing Richard Bonygne wielding his baton. Demonstrating a general air of ease (but levels of energy that one might have expected from someone fifty years his junior) …” [MusicOMH]

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