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  • Gualtier M: BTW: I loved Margaret Juntwait’s leading question in her intermission interview of Valenti... 4:48 PM
  • Guestoria Unpopularenka: The question was if Elvira was sane during Qui la voce and Olga thought they were... 3:58 PM
  • Poison Ivy: Olga P’s teacher is Mariella Devia and in the Opera Quiz she said something pretty... 3:48 PM
  • FaustinaBordoni: What an undesirable element you are! No amount of snarkiness will diminish Brownlee̵... 3:36 PM
  • armerjacquino: If he’s having some kind of minor surgery, there’s nothing sinister here. Well... 2:10 PM
  • Poison Ivy: Yes, but traditionally it’s bad form to do public events when you’re still officially... 1:50 PM
  • messa di voce: Isn’t he still in the time frame when Magic 8 Ball predicted that he would still be sick? 1:43 PM
  • Lurker_del_Cairo: Late to comment here, but once again great review Ivy. I heard two performances – Apr... 1:35 PM
  • DeepSouthSenior: Kudos for another wonderful review, Ivy! I’ve run out of superlatives, so a simple... 1:31 PM
  • DonCarloFanatic: I remember seeing it and being shocked that it had a happy ending. Back then I just bought... 1:27 PM

In the details

The saga of the Royal Opera’s production of Robert le Diable, infinitely more melodramatic than the plot of the opera proper, continues: “After much deliberation and consultation following the final rehearsals of Meyerbeer’s Robert le diable, it has been agreed between The Royal Opera and soprano Jennifer Rowley that the role of Isabelle would not be the right part for her debut at Covent Garden.” [Royal Opera]