Cher Public

  • m. croche: I’d say an argument could be made that Glass’ “In the Penal Colony” is on its way to becoming a... 11:30 AM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: In a New York Times interview in the early 1970s, Nilsson was asked about Norma. “Too many little... 11:27 AM
  • manou: There would be no sparing in their sparring. 10:57 AM
  • Gualtier M: Evidently Cicciabella, Kim’s boobs didn’t fit in her dress: http://pagesix.com /2016/05/23/kim-ka rdashians-boo... 10:47 AM
  • PCally: I hope so. Would love to see Netrebko sparing off with Herlitzius. 9:56 AM
  • Krunoslav: Well, one can think of several “could haves”, but VESPRI was not all that commonly given until relatively recently.... 9:19 AM
  • Krunoslav: Just to make sure, Opera Teen, that you have seen these Kabaivanska FRANCESCA clips (Turin, 1980 w/ the wooden but serviceable... 9:09 AM
  • mjmacmtenor: Elinor Ross could have. She debuted at the Met as Turandor and sang Nirma and several florid Verdi roles (though I cannot... 8:58 AM

Amuse-bouche

Philip Langridge as the Witch in "Hansel and Gretel". Photo:  Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera“It’s no spoiler to reveal that, at the end of Hansel and Gretel, the kids defeat the witch. In the Met’s production of Humperdinck’s fairy-tale opera, the singers of the title roles steal the show, as well.” [NY POST] Read more »