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  • spiderman: Has anybody actually seen this cast list? http://www.opera.m c/fr/saison/tannha euser-92 5:04 PM
  • FigaroFigaro: Yes, she finished up the matinee of Siegfried at about 6:50 yesterday– she was fabulous, though if course it’s... 5:01 PM
  • phoenix: Thanks DSS! I thought I might be the only one … – I got that last sentence from my late mother, who used to work for... 4:53 PM
  • antikitschychick: “Bitches on Horses going Whoop Whoop” Hahaha OMG I cracked up so hard at this! Phrase du mois for sure and... 4:25 PM
  • Chenier631: What a dramatic developement! Didn’t Goerke have a Siegfried performance yesterday in Houston????? And she’s doing... 4:10 PM
  • DeepSouthSenior: Last year, I left Ms. Goerke on that giant hotplate at the end of “The Valkyrie” in Houston. Didn’t get... 4:08 PM
  • La Cieca: “When I say the onstage action Saturday afternoon at the Met was overshadowed by what was going on in the auditorium,... 4:06 PM
  • JohninSeattle: Or as BAB might call it, ““Bitches on Horses Playing with Matches.” 3:49 PM

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The acclaimed Théâtre du Châtelet production of Nixon in China will, unlike the revolution, be televised: this evening, to be precise, which translates to a start time of 2:00 PM here in NYC. A video player is embedded after the jump. Read more »

“You will, Cieca, you will!”

le_mot_du_jour_full“The L.A. Phil’s new season is up, too, and the big news there is (for me anyway) the premiere of a new sacred oratorio by John Adams, entitled The Gospel According to the Other Mary. Maybe he gave it that title to distinguish it from a forthcoming work by Mark Adamo.

“What? No, I meant because Mark Adamo’s writing The Gospel of Mary Magdalene for the San Francisco Opera! Why, what ‘mary’ did YOU think I was referring to?” [Daniel Stephen Johnson]