Cher Public

  • manou: Ah OUI? (dammit!) 3:54 PM
  • manou: Ah out? 3:53 PM
  • Feldmarschallin: Dear Musicfan, so sorry for the late reply but I just saw the posting now. I had a ticket for the ML but then two things... 3:34 PM
  • Rackon: It’s up again on YT- can’t cut and paste link on my phone but search for uploads by Antoine Ramos. First 2 acts are... 2:55 PM
  • LT: Well, in some languages Hui means “dick” . 2:36 PM
  • Buster: Thanks for the reports, ipomoea and Will. Next year Frankfurt will do it with Maria Bengtsson, who should be perfect in it. 2:28 PM
  • DeepSouthSenior: Mention of “Trovatore&# 8221; gives me an excuse to post this delightful moment from Anna Netrebko. Most everyone... 2:24 PM
  • Batty Masetto: “Nostril Monti” is actually a lost Italian version of Cyrano de Bergerac. 2:09 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)