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  • Indiana Loiterer III: Do you know the Rene Jacobs Cosi recording? Bernarda Fink does a lovely job of being... 5:27 PM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: I clasped the front gate and broke down sobbing. 5:13 PM
  • Constantine A. Papas: I don’t know if anyone remind us, and speaking about mad scenes, today is the... 5:00 PM
  • kashania: Wonderful review, Ivy. I’m certainly intrigued. Though I love me a good tragedy with a... 4:36 PM
  • MontyNostry: Whoops, rogue ‘s’ on Mandel there. 4:33 PM
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  • MontyNostry: She lost her youth and she lost her Tony Now she’s lost her mind At the copa (CO!)... 4:32 PM
  • MontyNostry: At a certain point, Bernarda Fink might have made an ideal Dorabella to Renee Fleming’s... 4:30 PM
  • peter: I adore Bernarda Fink. She’s made numerous recordings, mostly lieder and Bach but has not... 4:07 PM
  • m. croche: Permit me to repost an oldie, but goodie, an excerpt from the opera “She’s Lost Her... 3:59 PM

O Caftan! My Caftan!

Unconcealed by the voluminous folds of this Jessyesqe muumuu is queen-sized talent Jeffery Roberson (also known as Varla Jean Merman), who will make his New York opera debut later this week, in, modestly enough, The Medium, everyone’s favorite supernatural Menotti Broadway slasher opera. Details for this event— which might have been genetically engineered to appeal to the mind of the average parterrian—follow the jump.   Read more »