Cher Public

  • Ilka Saro: I am not really gourmet enough, or up on my modern operas enough to plan such a meal, but here is what five minutes in my... 10:44 AM
  • armerjacquino: It’s a fairly common phrase meaning ‘short of spare time’. You’re not doing yourself any favours... 10:39 AM
  • gustave of montreal: whats “time-challe nged” ?? 10:26 AM
  • Hippolyte: The “other” ; Handel Cleopatra: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=3D0E 2wwLqmA 9:11 AM
  • WindyCityOperaman: httpvh://www.youtu be.com/watch?v=DYN nsaJPQQc 8:49 AM
  • WindyCityOperaman: httpvh://www.youtu be.com/watch?v=gar 62F7rqLk 8:23 AM
  • WindyCityOperaman: Set Svanholm httpvh://www.youtu be.com/watch?v=y1i DuSgdQS8 8:22 AM
  • vilbastarda: I guess it doesn’t apply to royalty, as they don’t choose where to live, God chooses for them. 7:12 AM

Spinning chorus

katharina_spider“Her gal-pal friends play with what look like the tails of exotic serpents and keep huge spiders as pets. I was not exactly sure what this all meant. Still, the kids squealed with delight.” No more delighted than La Cieca was when she realized that Katharina Wagner has finally caught up to Mary Zimmerman in the use of oversized arachnidae in operatic Regie! [NY Times]

Death, warmed over

New York Philharmonic“The end of the world was on the program Thursday night — but for the New York Philharmonic, performing the apocalyptic opera Le Grand Macabre was a promising new beginning.” [NYP]