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  • Poison Ivy: I agree. I think the word “developing& #8221; would imply that a voice like Eyvasov’s... 5:52 PM
  • antikitschychick: yes agree about the Corelli timbre but also agree about the (apparent) lack of... 5:38 PM
  • moi: Well, Kaufmann has sort of a corelli timbre at least to my ears… the thing is, that it is a sound... 5:28 PM
  • antikitschychick: I haven’t heard it yet obvs but as soon as it was announced that she (AH) would be... 5:14 PM
  • Constantine A. Papas: AN will never sing AL unless she can deliver. When it was announced that she would sing... 5:14 PM
  • danpatter: Thanks especially for posting the Geszty and Grist clips. I enjoyed these two sopranos on record... 5:07 PM
  • antikitschychick: Sounds like the celebration was a hoot :-). IDK about Boheme but certainly in Iolanta she... 5:06 PM
  • decotodd: I am seeing the Carmen on Wednesday with Jonas at the Met. Has he done this production before? Not... 5:02 PM
  • LT: Trumpet voice without a squilo? How is that possible? 4:48 PM
  • moi: The performance was a HUGE success. Harteros was splendid in the first half, so the second part from her... 4:41 PM

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 »