Cher Public

  • m. croche: I’d say an argument could be made that Glass’ “In the Penal Colony” is on its way to becoming a... 11:30 AM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: In a New York Times interview in the early 1970s, Nilsson was asked about Norma. “Too many little... 11:27 AM
  • manou: There would be no sparing in their sparring. 10:57 AM
  • Gualtier M: Evidently Cicciabella, Kim’s boobs didn’t fit in her dress: /2016/05/23/kim-ka rdashians-boo... 10:47 AM
  • PCally: I hope so. Would love to see Netrebko sparing off with Herlitzius. 9:56 AM
  • Krunoslav: Well, one can think of several “could haves”, but VESPRI was not all that commonly given until relatively recently.... 9:19 AM
  • Krunoslav: Just to make sure, Opera Teen, that you have seen these Kabaivanska FRANCESCA clips (Turin, 1980 w/ the wooden but serviceable... 9:09 AM
  • mjmacmtenor: Elinor Ross could have. She debuted at the Met as Turandor and sang Nirma and several florid Verdi roles (though I cannot... 8:58 AM

Evil mutants

“Lyric Opera of Chicago announced today that the respected stage, film and television actor Patrick Stewart will co-host The Second City Guide to the Opera on Saturday, January 5 with internationally renowned soprano and Lyric Opera creative consultant Renée Fleming…. Fleming will perform with live musical accompaniment, and both she and Stewart [pictured] will share emcee duties and appear in satirical vignettes.” [Broadway World]