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  • operatenorman: I appreciate that you think you said you were wrong – but your admission of... 3:06 PM
  • 98rsd: Um, she’s from the US. Although she does sometimes seem like she’s from another planet. 3:04 PM
  • Orlando Furioso: Neither my viewing of him in the Troyens movie cast or reports from friends who’ve... 2:56 PM
  • La Valkyrietta: Love it. Now we need Trebs, Popsy and Borodina doing the Song of India in David’s show.... 2:55 PM
  • Poison Ivy: Here’s a thought: I already said I could be wrong and La C has deleted the passage so relax... 1:25 PM
  • quibbleglib: Thanks for the review, Poison Ivy! A note about Hymel’s top and the supposed (I believe... 1:21 PM
  • Chanterelle: Is Lebrecht getting worse, or do I read him (even) more critically since discovering the... 1:14 PM
  • operaassport: *stock. I don’t want anything to do with Lebrecht and stick :) 1:13 PM
  • operatenorman: here’s a thought – instead of just giving an example of what we all know is the... 1:07 PM
  • Gualtier M: Okay this is good. REALLY, REALLY GOOD. Sorry Cieca, the old soprano Jessye is busted. New Ma... 12:58 PM

The case of the missing Amelia

“In the space of a few words, the leading role in a major new production had been reassigned. But why?” Zachary Woolfe explores “the byzantine world of opera casting.” [New York Times]