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  • Camille: Since when is “Era desso” the most famous aria? I had heard of “Com̵... 11:45 PM
  • operaassport: So obits should only contain positive stories about the deceased, nothing else. Gotcha. I... 11:44 PM
  • Poison Ivy: So did anyone go to this afternoon’s performance? 11:42 PM
  • Camille: Monsieur œdipe, Juste pour Vous, et pour les 225 ans de la liberté! httpv://youtube... 11:40 PM
  • Camille: Dank U so Vel! Didn’t know this made it to YouTube, and still have never bought the... 11:33 PM
  • danpatter: Wow! In my distant youth there were three tenors I loved, Vickers, Corelli, and Bergonzi. In some... 11:31 PM
  • Porgy Amor: This seems to be a minority opinion, but I prefer the Scotto/Maazel recording of Butterfly to... 11:26 PM
  • Camille: Phoenix, maybe you’ll like his—I don’t know—but will post it here. His Tannhäuser ohne... 11:19 PM
  • Camille: Oh no, not at all. Antikitschychica IS currently in Germany and I was inquiring after her... 11:13 PM
  • Camille: OMG, you heard Rubenstein play at age almost 90? I am not a jealous person, but I must say this... 11:08 PM

Stocking stuffer

Randal Turner, pictured above, is but one of 33 barihunks featured in—who ever would have guessed?— “the first Barihunks calendar,” just in time for holiday giving and receiving. All proceeds from the calendar, available at the Barihunks site, will be donated to young artist programs. (Photo by Sarah Wells)