Cher Public

  • antikitschychick: John, she does have gigs coming up as per her website: http://www.violeta urmana.com/calenda r/calendar.php/en operabase... 3:31 PM
  • antikitschychick: ok am glad to see there’s a general consensus about her :-) She’s probably been working to improve; good for... 3:28 PM
  • moi: outch …the chorus females… 3:27 PM
  • antikitschychick: True and there’s a general evenness…goo d chest just now…it’ ;s a real shame about her although... 3:26 PM
  • Poison Ivy: Yeah she actually doesn’t sound that bad. Sound is kind of worn, but I don’t hear as much wobble as I have heard... 3:25 PM
  • John L: She had a glow about her then lol. Ah well I guess her career is winding down. I don’t really see anything on operabase for... 3:25 PM
  • Porgy Amor: Yes. She’s having a much better day than Urmana was. 3:24 PM
  • Batty Masetto: I could get the words all right. It’s too bad about how the top has come apart but even with the extra work she... 3:23 PM

Long division

La Cieca hears that Anna Netrebko and Erwin Schrott have decided to go their separate ways. Expect an official announcement within a day or so.

Leather underground

Putting in a little face time (and what faces!) at Charles Castronovo‘s cabaret at 54 Below last night were barihunk trifecta Erwin Schrott, Dmitri Hvorostovsky and Ildar Abdrazakov. Note the  leather jeans. The tenor repeats his show tomorrow night following that evening’s Met performance of Don Ottavio. (Photo: Charles Martin)