Cher Public

  • armerjacquino: +1 to kash. 7:09 PM
  • JohninSeattle: Having prepared dozens and dozens on of year end financial statements, preparing work papers for independent... 7:02 PM
  • antikitschychick: Interesting that she turned down Norma. If she is best at tragic roles, I should think Norma would be a great role for... 6:30 PM
  • Signor Bruschino: “This is Chicago, kid. You can’t beat fresh blood on the walls.” 5:57 PM
  • phoenix: Thanks Camille – I didn’t even know about this, but it’s not likely I would have sought out Viorica Ursuleac on... 5:55 PM
  • Henry Holland: Happy birthday to Hans Werner Henze, composer of one of my favorite operas, The Bassarids: : httpv://www.you... 5:27 PM
  • phoenix: You are kidding? I didn’t even know about that – and I certainly should have. 5:23 PM
  • phoenix: Speaking of a large auditorium, are they doing Daphne at Avery Fisher? It is large but what beautiful acoustics last time I went... 5:06 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]