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  • Olivero is my Drug of Choice: Kaufmann in Otello at ROH in 2017. It’s time for me to book passage on... 3:02 PM
  • Dabrowski: Midgette weighs in. She focuses mostly on the production, and her judgments of the singers are... 3:02 PM
  • DellaCasaFan: Oops. Sorry, QPF. I didn’t see you already had done it here before I linked to the same... 3:00 PM
  • redbear: That name appears in Anne Midgette’s review in the Washington Post (plus she has a photo of... 2:53 PM
  • scifisci: I also heard him a little while back in the pique dame with galouzine, mattei, and mattila in... 2:51 PM
  • la vociaccia: Complete shot in the dark, but it could be Tatyana Ryaguzova, who is listed on the Met roster... 2:51 PM
  • DellaCasaFan: Regardless of one’s view on the Ukranian/Russian situation, this was clearly a serious... 2:47 PM
  • redbear: The last commission of Gerard Mortier, Wuorinen’s “Brokeback Mountain,” will be... 2:40 PM
  • littoraldrift: Great, detailed review. Interesting conjecture about Michael’s true Fach hmmm. Anyone... 2:33 PM
  • armerjacquino: In my experience, once you get past stage door you’re able to go pretty much anywhere... 2:32 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]