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  • ML: Gott in seinen himmlischen Farben! 5:55 AM
  • ML: Did you get your “ML” ticket(s)? 5:52 AM
  • ML: … and Parterre is the poorer without him. 5:51 AM
  • Feldmarschallin: Lohengrin I will be at the second ML as well. Got my ticket on Friday. Hopefully the next... 5:48 AM
  • Baltsamic Vinaigrette: Glad you’re enjoying Paris, florezrocks! We went most recently in June (Garnier... 5:38 AM
  • Lohengrin: Except of some other considerations: the main couple will be than (2018) 55 and 47 years old; not... 5:31 AM
  • Quanto Painy Fakor: Alagna to do his first Lohengrin at Bayreuth with Netrebko Elsa! http://kurier.a... 5:18 AM
  • SF Guy: I found Friday’s Norma a considerable improvement over last Wednesday’s, and not just for... 4:54 AM
  • Feldmarschallin: Oedipe hasn’t come back yet has he? He is somewhere with Klingsor perhaps. 4:53 AM
  • WindyCityOperaman: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=adrj UoUi0M4 4:33 AM

Donc, c’est ce qu’elle appelle “faire la connaissance de Mme Haines”

Some interesting programming in Avignon next season: Roberto Alagna performs Le dernier jour d’un condamné on March 9 and 12, 2014, and in between (March 11) will be a concert by Milos Karadaglic, youthful protégé of Angela Gheorghiu.

Les amours de Carmen ne durent pas six mois

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17 Across: Flamboyant Romanian countertenor (5 letters)

“Gheorghiu has admitted a romance with Cézar, a flamboyant Romanian counter-tenor, 15 years younger than she is, who represented his country in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.” [The Telegraph] Read more »

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Meeting Mrs. Haines socially

The Wiener Staatsoper should be a source of some interesting backstage gossip next September as the company presents on alternating nights Angela Gheorghiu as Tosca and Aleksandra Kurzak as Violetta.

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Fire and Ice

“Don’t listen to a Romanian man who says he prefers a ‘natural’ woman,” says Gheorghiu.

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The woman in white

This new DVD release from EMI of the Royal Opera’s latest production of Puccini’s Tosca will no doubt be snatched up by hordes of grateful fans around the globe.

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Manca la diva

La Cieca has just heard that Angela Gheorghiu has become indisposed after the first act of Tosca at the San Francisco Opera.

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See the pretty diva in that mirror there

The diva must be a Diva in Adriana Lecouvreur. Fact.

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Der Pelz wird fliegen

The guest soloist at the the Wiener Opernball was just introduced as “Rumäniens Antwort auf Anna Netrebko, Angela Gheorghiu.”

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Comment n’être pas coquette?

Yes, in this interview with Naomi Lewin, the word “fiasco” gets thrown around a lot.

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