Cher Public

  • nachEule: Already the media is reporting Kaufmann is “warning fans not to buy the Decca cd.” Nowhere in his Facebook statement... 8:32 PM
  • armerjacquino: No, understood, and hope I didn’t come across as combative. But none of us knows why this has happened, and... 7:25 PM
  • 98rsd: LOVE Kelsey! 7:24 PM
  • Milly Grazie: Allow me to clarify. I didn’t intend to state that his unwise choice of rep was to blame for his vocal difficulties,... 7:11 PM
  • Baltsamic Vinaigrette: JML – silly me. I quit OutlookExpress before my email finished sending. Out for a few hours, I got back and... 6:54 PM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: As far as I know, Keenlyside’s next scheduled performance is in “Ballo” ; at Wiener... 6:53 PM
  • laddie: Kelsey’s performance of Rigoletto BY FAR the best of Santa Fe so far this summer (Cold Mountain doesn’t open until... 6:51 PM
  • la vociaccia: The ‘it ain’t what it used to be’ explanation is that vocal pedagogy (and the general understanding vocal... 6:42 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]