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  • La Valkyrietta: Camille, it is I who should apologize for my horrid lapses of memory. Sorry. Nabokov does not... 9:16 PM
  • WindyCityOperaman: The ad for Matthew Polenzani’s recital reminds me of those Big Eye paintings –... 9:12 PM
  • RobNYNY: Canada may come into it. Just as American English has preserved features of 18th Century British... 9:09 PM
  • Camille: I have to admit to only reading “The House of Mirth”, which I loved, but the movie a lot... 9:06 PM
  • Camille: Oh goody! I could not find it!!! I hope parterrians will like it, the UR-UN-Regie production! Many... 8:46 PM
  • Camille: Oh, mi scusi–I dis not see that you had seen it already and because it is a mad love of my own... 8:44 PM
  • La Valkyrietta: Camille, Youtube has that opening Faust scene. Much better production of Faust at the Academy... 8:40 PM
  • La Valkyrietta: Camille, I agree with you, it is a beautiful movie. I have seen it twice, but years ago. I... 8:17 PM
  • Camille: Do not know if this will wok but I will try to import the film for you alone, mon vieux Valkyrietta.... 7:48 PM
  • DellaCasaFan: I completely agree with Camille about “The Age of Innocence.” Incidentally, I... 7:34 PM

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Leave it to those Torontonians to blow the lid off an opera story happening in New York! (Goodness knows the local journalists don’t bother.) Did you know that Des McAnuff has been jetting between New York and the west coast,  simultaneously directing Faust and Jesus Christ Superstar respectively? Or that future Met seasons will include a Robert Lepage production of The Tempest and McAnuff’s Falstaff? We really do need to get those deucedly clever Canadians cracking on that Citigroup settlement story! [Toronto.com]