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  • Camille: One good Parla! deserves another one, the ultimate one: httpv://youtube.co m/watch?v=Grt8Pp_J kjs I... 3:53 PM
  • Daniel: She needs better gays. 3:44 PM
  • Camille: One of my favourites!! Thanks! As a girl, I used to race home from school and throw on this platter... 3:37 PM
  • marshiemarkII: Well my darling CammiB, of course I honored that you chose to quote me, but I stand by every... 3:26 PM
  • Camille: Right. And I seem to recall an ancient Schirmer score that divided it up that way, perhaps whereby I... 3:22 PM
  • Milady DeWinter: Ma chere Camille! I dare not say more, since they are not my stories to tell. But I will... 3:20 PM
  • Camille: Wait a minute!! Tomorrow is Die Zauberflöte over the radio transmission but a LIVE in house La Donna... 3:18 PM
  • armerjacquino: Both scenes of TRAVIATA’s Act II are long enough to be an act in themselves. 3:14 PM
  • Camille: That Lakmé was also her big thing at NYCO in about 1996 or thereabouts, wasn’t it? I read... 3:11 PM
  • Camille: Sorry, and before Krunoslav can correct it, it’s a three act opera. Always want to make... 3:07 PM

Fill up the stocking

La Cieca has once again hauled out the holly, climbed down the chimney, sliced up the tinsel and hung some fruitcake on that evergreen bough… which can only mean one thing: the Parterre Holiday Store is open for business! (Note that, as with all Amazon purchases linked from parterre.com, the site will receive a handsome kickback commission on every product you purchase.)

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