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  • Cicciabella: It seems that Simon Rattle will take on the London Symphony Orchestra from 2017. 5:25 PM
  • Cicciabella: So now, besides age beyond the first flush of youth, a short stature and a full figure, singers... 5:20 PM
  • Semiotic: But not worth the inflated cost from the Met’s “dynamic pricing” policy …... 5:06 PM
  • olliedawg: Bashing Renee is getting old and boring, kinda like Bibi Netanyahu without the laughs…basta ! 5:05 PM
  • Lohengrin: Sorry, not in Milano. Lets look at Aida in München!!! 4:54 PM
  • Buster: Haveman as Elisabetta in Don Carlo, which she will also sing in Hamburg next season, in French. 4:36 PM
  • Buster: 2015-6 Dresden. Netrebko and Herlitzius in Lohengrin. Herlitzius as Lady MacBeth: https://www.sem... 4:22 PM
  • moi: I think Kunde sang Radames … was it in Sao Paolo, of all places , last year… Pappano said on... 3:53 PM
  • armerjacquino: hand-picked by the Prince himself. So we’re told. Don’t believe it for a... 3:52 PM
  • Cicciabella: Semenchuk sang at Charles and Camilla’s wedding, hand-picked by the Prince himself. Her... 3:18 PM

In the details

The saga of the Royal Opera’s production of Robert le Diable, infinitely more melodramatic than the plot of the opera proper, continues: “After much deliberation and consultation following the final rehearsals of Meyerbeer’s Robert le diable, it has been agreed between The Royal Opera and soprano Jennifer Rowley that the role of Isabelle would not be the right part for her debut at Covent Garden.” [Royal Opera]