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Cher Public

  • Belfagor: Amoebaguy, good to find another Hoffmann fan – and I guess the new discoveries have been too... 5:22 PM
  • Cicciabella: Ah, you’ve found it. A nun yearning for worldy pleasure is just my kind of opera plot. 5:20 PM
  • littoraldrift: Meade’s Tucker gala performances turned up: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=r... 5:13 PM
  • armerjacquino: Marginally. 5:13 PM
  • Poison Ivy: A tiresome old didactic opera queen. Better? 5:11 PM
  • m. croche: Ah, I see it now – “Interior Landscape” with Guo Wenjing, Shen Tiemei, and... 5:09 PM
  • armerjacquino: A tiresome old didactic what now? 5:03 PM
  • Poison Ivy: Let me rephrase. If you’re an outspoken supporter AND benefactor of those stupid and... 5:00 PM
  • elsewhere1010: I want a 55-gallon drum. 4:59 PM
  • Dabrowski: “If you are an outspoken supporter of some of the stupid and criminal actions of the U.S.... 4:50 PM

Lèse majesté

Dame Gwyneth Jones is fighting an attempt to oust her as president of the Wagner Society, a position she has held for 23 years. An exciting story, but the best bit is the comment: “Whew! that was close—you nearly managed to write an article on Wagner without mentioning Hitler!” [The Telegraph]