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La regina d’Inghilterra ho veduto cantar

“At Carnegie Hall last Thursday, a capacity crowd witnessed what might be the final official act of a monarch who has reigned for more than four decades.” [New York Observer]

Half full

Opera Orchestra of New York has announced their 2012-2013 season of only two performances. Andrea Chenier will be performed Sunday, January 6 at 4:00 pm with Roberto Alagna, George Petean, Renata (“The Forbidden Diva”) Lamanda, Rosalind Elias, Ronald Naldi and David Petershal Pershall; Alberto Veronesi conducts.   Read more »

Fair, game

The Monday, 12th December, Weill Hall recital debut of Signora Chiara Taigi, a strikingly good looking Italian soprano, who had made her American operatic debut this past March, starring as Selika in the OONY production of Meyerbeer’s long-neglected L’Africaine, was something Your Own Camille had looked forward to with a high hopes and a faintly wondering glee, for several months now.   Read more »