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Cher Public

  • phoenix: I disagree with you, steveac10. - Why don’t you start up a daily Death Day (Todestag)... 9:21 AM
  • phoenix: Thanks Yohalem, always generous with detail. 9:17 AM
  • DellaCasaFan: Pity that these effects, including the opening curtain reflecting the audience, were not... 9:00 AM
  • Cocky Kurwenal: Apart from Coote. Although I disagree with him that it’s a question of repertoire... 8:46 AM
  • Cocky Kurwenal: Well no, not all round, just 2 dodgy cast members out of 7, and 1 exceptionally good... 8:45 AM
  • La marquise de Merteuil: Lady Christiansen just LURVED Xerxes … http://www.telegra ph.co.uk/cultur... 8:40 AM
  • La marquise de Merteuil: I love this production – but I’ll stick to the dvd with Ann Murray.... 8:31 AM
  • Cocky Kurwenal: Saw the first night of Xerxes at English National Opera last night – Alice Coote was... 7:42 AM
  • Rackon: Uhhh….no.Jus t…no. 7:29 AM
  • SF Guy: “She plays Medea later this week.” 5:07 AM

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)