Cher Public

  • mrsjohnclaggart: I give her points for 1/singing BOTH verses of “Salgo gia del trono aurato” and 2/just as important... 3:38 AM
  • Cicciabella: Pirozzi has been a well-kept secret in Italy for years. She’s apparently in her early forties. Now the Anglo-Saxon... 3:35 AM
  • danpatter: She is definitely an exciting singer. I was particularly gratified by her apparent fearlessness in singing this difficult aria,... 3:24 AM
  • Rosemont: I have a vivid memory of hearing her sing “Un bel di” in recital with our local symphony in 1970. I was just a kid,... 2:53 AM
  • Cicciabella: I saw that gratuitous observation (so-called criticism) and once again I had to wonder: What’s this critic doing at the... 2:46 AM
  • Betsy_Ann_Bobolink: Sort of a musing. Not to detract in any way from Sondra Radvanovsky’ s projected hat trick of the three Tudor... 2:28 AM
  • Hans Lick: The critic is in error: Ms. Couden sings the role of Teresa not Lisa. 1:59 AM
  • fletcher: Any clues on who might sing Bénédict ? 1:49 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 »