Cher Public

  • La Cieca: On this site? Where? 8:50 PM
  • gustave of montreal: Schwul ? Do I detect faggot ? 8:48 PM
  • Henry Holland: I’ve been an atheist since I was 12 (1972), I’m of the “I think it’s ALL nonsense, but if it helps... 7:50 PM
  • Henry Holland: This is how I prefer to think of Mickey Rooney (totally NSFW): http://tinyurl.com /qyvxfdb I can’t stand those... 7:31 PM
  • Arianna a Nasso: One has to wonder if Poulenc would have revised his request about using the local language in performance had he known... 7:04 PM
  • parpignol: how precise is Poulenc when specify in the score the sound of the guillotine for the final scene? I thought at Caramoor it was... 6:47 PM
  • LT: So this year there won’t be any broadcast at Lincoln center on opening night in order to save money. Only at Times Square 6:37 PM
  • La Cieca: Hard to say. Apparently in the real-life incident, the sisters all sang the “Veni, creator.” Of course in real life... 6:26 PM

Breaking dawn

When Giuseppe Filianoti isn’t busy being one of the world’s more versatile tenors (as he will be next season at the Met, headlining La rondine and La clemenza di Tito), he plays detective. The latest target of his crafty Calabrian grey cells is the score to Francesco Cilèa’s L’Arlesiana, which he will perform in concert next week at Theater Freiburg, and in typically tenorial fashion, his discovery involves a “lost” aria for his character of Federico. Read more »