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  • aulus agerius: From google earth it looks like pretty tony single family house residential streets for the most part: Montmorency, Bois... 3:39 PM
  • luvtennis: Of course, I was referring to the Della Casa recording above. I have not listened to the new Anna performances. The Barenboim... 3:35 PM
  • Camille: That is—seriously now—an excellent question. What could she definitively NOT do? With the advent of all these Youtube radio shows... 3:32 PM
  • aulus agerius: I used to have a recording of that performance = Kate Lindsay IIRC. I lost it in an accidental wipe of the HD. :-( 3:31 PM
  • luvtennis: Wow – I cannot listen to this particular performance because I am busy at work, but I just listened to the Bohm and... 3:31 PM
  • Cicciabella: Conclusions from the reviews (thank you, manou, on the previous thread): 1. Almost nobody was wholly enthusiastic about the... 3:29 PM
  • Quanto Painy Fakor: You might be sorry to make that walk. There’s nothing out there en route and the way back might be difficult... 3:24 PM
  • luvtennis: Welllll, I just listened to Anna’s performance that La Cieca appended to the other thread (are they the same... 3:22 PM

Wer nicht mit dem Woolfe heult

Zachary Woolfe (not pictured) makes his way to Bayreuth to try to unravel the Evgeny Nikitin mystery. Though many questions remain unanswered, it’s still a compelling read. (Don’t miss the Christian Thielemann pullquote near the end!) [New York Times]

Symbolic weight

Evgeny Nikitin‘s controversial tattoos have left many people puzzled and given rise to a good deal of speculation. In June 2008, Nikitin wrote an autobiographical essay for the St. Petersburg magazine “Dog” (Sobaka) which sheds further light on the Russian singer’s body art and world-view. I’ve provided a rough translation below and will let readers draw their own conclusions. Read more »