Cher Public

  • fletcher: Stefano Secco (who’s sharing the role of Hoffmann with Kaufmann in Paris next season) is Pinkerton. I’ve never heard... 4:58 PM
  • armerjacquino: https://www.facebo ok.com/video.php?v =447746062103173 4:31 PM
  • oscar: Didn’t she joke about that? She referred to herself not as Madame Butterfly, but as Madame Butterball. 4:25 PM
  • antikitschychick: hmm…Pirozzi. Don’t think I’ve heard of her but will look her up on Youtube later if I have time; have... 4:24 PM
  • classicalbeat: m. croche, I chose the panel. I focused on singers in the DC area, hoping we could physically be in a room together for the... 4:21 PM
  • armerjacquino: I think I’ll save my pennies to see Pirozzi as Leonora at CG this summer. She sounds like a really exciting prospect. 4:15 PM
  • redbear: Speaking of blackface, one of my favorite memories is Martina Arroyo after her San Diego opening night as Butterfly. It was her... 4:12 PM
  • antikitschychick: Oh for sure. I’m just sorry for those that had tix to the performance (manou, et al) and were excited to see her... 4:11 PM

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Well, you can slash La Cieca’s veins, drink her blood and trample her corpse, because she did not see this one coming! According to the very reliable échotiers over at Forum Opera, Placido Domingo will sing his first Conte di Luna in Vienna Berlin in November of this year opposite the Leonora of Anna Netrebko!