Cher Public

  • nachEule: Already the media is reporting Kaufmann is “warning fans not to buy the Decca cd.” Nowhere in his Facebook statement... 8:32 PM
  • armerjacquino: No, understood, and hope I didn’t come across as combative. But none of us knows why this has happened, and... 7:25 PM
  • 98rsd: LOVE Kelsey! 7:24 PM
  • Milly Grazie: Allow me to clarify. I didn’t intend to state that his unwise choice of rep was to blame for his vocal difficulties,... 7:11 PM
  • Baltsamic Vinaigrette: JML – silly me. I quit OutlookExpress before my email finished sending. Out for a few hours, I got back and... 6:54 PM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: As far as I know, Keenlyside’s next scheduled performance is in “Ballo” ; at Wiener... 6:53 PM
  • laddie: Kelsey’s performance of Rigoletto BY FAR the best of Santa Fe so far this summer (Cold Mountain doesn’t open until... 6:51 PM
  • la vociaccia: The ‘it ain’t what it used to be’ explanation is that vocal pedagogy (and the general understanding vocal... 6:42 PM

Gender change for tenor heartthrob

“We hear that Anna’s fiancé, the Azeri tenor Yusif Eyvazov, has stayed behind to understudy Joan Kaufmann in the role of Des Grieux.” [Slipped Disc]

Second guess

“Correction: August 15, 2013 An earlier version of this post referred incorrectly to the gender of the mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton. Ms. Barton is a woman.” [New York Times]