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  • Krunoslav: I think this qualifies as the worst Handelian production I have ever seen. The production , as... 1:09 PM
  • MontyNostry: When Covent Garden put on Il trittico a few seasons ago I regretted that Zilio was allotted one... 1:09 PM
  • Will: I’m a big fan of Chenier–prop erly cast it’s a thrilling piece of work. It requires... 1:08 PM
  • guy pacifica: Wow, Anna makes that sound like a lot of work. 1:05 PM
  • redbear: …and, on the same day, in the same city three years later, La Boheme. Plus La Clemenza di... 12:57 PM
  • Krunoslav: Let’s not forget helming WIZARD OF OZ and GONE WITH THE WIND. 12:49 PM
  • Cicciabella: Which husband? 12:47 PM
  • Satisfied: Question (and I imagine Feld would know…(: if you missed a year in terms of applying for tickets,... 12:46 PM
  • mandryka: doomed 12:27 PM
  • redbear: Son-in-law got Ring III and granddaughter scored for Tristan VI. Ho jo to ho! 12:12 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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