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  • Porgy Amor: He was not OK IMO — he nearly derailed the duet, for example, as I’m sure everyone heard.... 1:51 AM
  • John L: Orestes, I was also expecting some kind of crazy pyrotechnics when they had Brunnhilde lay on a disc... 12:25 AM
  • m. croche: A small part of me hopes that when Bieito stages Forza at the Met, he has all the characters sit... 11:38 PM
  • Quanto Painy Fakor: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=SHy0 lTX8G4o 10:25 PM
  • olliedawg: I am crazy for Susan Graham, if you haven’t already guessed from my posts here on Parterre.... 7:02 PM
  • armerjacquino: I dunno. Stab victims can walk into a police station, report the crime and then keel over... 6:54 PM
  • aulus agerius: I also thought Krun was joking, Ivy. I was majorly disappointed when I realized who the... 6:52 PM
  • la vociaccia: You can get the same effect sitting in parts of the orchestra at the Met. The voices that... 6:37 PM
  • steveac10: Tanner is only singing Turiddu tonight. He was always planned to do one of each (on different... 6:36 PM
  • olliedawg: PCally: Me, too. I’m a huge Popp fan, and never tire of hearing her sing Mozart and Strauss.... 6:22 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)