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  • Dabrowski: Well-deserved! httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=NxQf 7Amn-_U 8:50 AM
  • tatiana: Congratulations, Jamie!! This is wonderful news. A beautiful voice backed by taste, intelligence,... 8:42 AM
  • Christopher Corwin: An odd list of winners but the choice for Best Operatic Recital CD was a happy one:... 8:32 AM
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  • Quanto Painy Fakor: Was the so-called rare Caruso recording of “Dai campi, dai prati” included in... 7:39 AM
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  • redbear: You need to hear Selma Kurtz singing Die Volgel im Walde! 6:21 AM
  • Ilka Saro: Whoops my bad. I only watched the video of the aria itself. I see the chairs are still there in... 6:20 AM
  • Ilka Saro: The Met Player performance from Oct 11 is the one I watched. I found it on youtube as well.... 6:14 AM
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Bringing Mariusz back

Good news, barihunk lovers! According to a press release from the Met, Mariusz Kwiecien will return to the stage for the title role of Don Giovanni on October 25, in time for the HD telecast October 29 as well as remaining scheduled performances through November 11.

Gelt gait tzu Gelb

The Metropolitan Opera reports an “astonishing” $182 million in donations for last fiscal year, almost triple what the company garnered in 2003. The bad news is that James Levine is still collecting seven figures annually for duties that at this point seem restricted to New England pratfalls. [New York Times]

Kaufmann on the mend

The prognosis from Jonas Kaufmann‘s surgery seems to be very positive indeed: the tenor and his family were spotted Saturday enjoying the Oktoberfest in Munich. Details after the jump. Read more »