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  • la vociaccia: It doesn’t say much about his respect for his American fans if you insist that he never... 10:56 AM
  • Milady DeWinter: “I feel confident in saying that what we hear of Caballé here is not from the Muti... 10:55 AM
  • Milady DeWinter: Agreed cara Marshie et Camille – not Urmana, it’s the Ghena (who I saw when she... 10:51 AM
  • Ilka Saro: I must dig more into Petkov. Very interested. On the Lady M of M, I saw it this season at the Met... 10:34 AM
  • Doctor Octavian: Ah, don’t forget Petkov is also the deliciously vile Boris in the landmark Lady... 10:23 AM
  • La Valkyrietta: I almost went to make the standing room line on Wednesday for the first time since... 9:35 AM
  • aulus agerius: And next week ACA is in San Antonio in a tiny 200 seat theater for 2 performances of La Voix... 9:34 AM
  • thirdlady: I agree that it is not quite as awful as the productions you cite; I also saw it the first time... 9:33 AM
  • droperalover: Feldmasrchallin, can you help point out such “obviousR 21; likely cancellations for... 9:24 AM
  • Krunoslav: I wouldn’t know, since I have no idea who you are,but that is the tone of your... 9:24 AM

Even smiling makes my face ache

Call it brio, joie de vivre, zest, élan vital, perhaps Lebenslust. You might even call it “fun.” But no matter what you call it, that’s not the mood Renée Fleming was in when she dropped in for lunch with Muse at Bloomberg.