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  • williams: We were in row S center orchestra the tragic first night. Went to the box office after the... 9:15 AM
  • tatiana: Once the governor announced that there would be limited transit service after 7pm, though, the... 9:02 AM
  • operaassport: Exactly, so nothing last night needed to be canceled. A shame really. 8:56 AM
  • LittleMasterMiles: Any chance they’ll reschedule the LiveStream? 8:26 AM
  • tatiana: Well said, mia apulia! I came home early from work because of the blizzard warnings, prepared some... 8:17 AM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: As a late-week bonus, I uploaded Friday night’s Wiener Staatsoper... 7:16 AM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: NY Times: “The National Weather Service said the blizzard warning for... 7:08 AM
  • WindyCityOperaman: Richard Versalle http://en.wikipedi a.org/wiki/Richard _Versalle 6:47 AM
  • Feldmarschallin: Extra credit must be given to Damrau who was interrupted by someone during her cadenza. I... 5:52 AM
  • Feldmarschallin: Well no cancellation at yesterday’s Lucia Premiere: https://www.staats oper.de/index... 5:20 AM

Our retrospection will now be all to the future


La Cieca predicts you will be seeing more of the same old puritans at the Met next season, and she’s not just talking about the ones who slouch around during intermission hissing, “You call that a trill?” But uou will also see six new productions (including a Met premiere of a 21st century work) and the local debut of one of opera’s most controversial stage directors. Read more »