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  • Cocky Kurwenal: It all depends how one defines a legend of course, but you’d need to have a pretty... 9:57 AM
  • Daniel: Yeah, so reassuring to know the resident John Bircher hath bestowed upon us His verdict. 9:50 AM
  • Lady Abbado: Lanfranco Rasponi dedicates seven pages to Sayao in his chapter “The small voices that... 9:34 AM
  • CerquettiFarrell: Hi all. Have you seen this? At first I thought OMG you look like S**T, what were you... 9:32 AM
  • Dabrowski: Me-toos are “common clauses” if you can win them. Does 32BJ have one that is as good... 9:27 AM
  • Bill: John Steane also criticized Sayao’s Zerlina in his book “The Grand Tradition” stating... 9:16 AM
  • La Valkyrietta: Don’t count me among those plenty. Also, it seems some people don’t like Bidu,... 9:06 AM
  • la vociaccia: Well, it’s important to take one’s own culture into account. When I was at school,... 8:33 AM
  • WindyCityOperaman: Born on this day in 1896 soprano Queena Mario httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=n... 8:26 AM
  • Cocky Kurwenal: As discussed on here recently, PLENTY of people are unconvinced by Leonie’s Sieglinde... 7:49 AM

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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 »