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Cher Public

  • Feldmarschallin: Did you get your Manon Lescaut tickets? I got my usual seat again. 10 of us were there the... 5:23 AM
  • ML: Yes, it’s too heavy. Maybe WCO could prepare a weekly look ahead at birthdays, in parallel with the... 4:51 AM
  • CwbyLA: I am Antonio Salieri. I declare you guilty as charged. 3:48 AM
  • CwbyLA: OK so now that the puzzle has been collectively solved, what are the childish scenes this Bill... 3:47 AM
  • MontyNostry: Here’s a French review (but with Stundyte as Chrysothemis). http://www.foru... 3:24 AM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: He needs to get a German tutor if this is the repertoire he wishes to pursue.... 2:00 AM
  • La Cieca: Let me know what you think, cher public: do we need an “intermissio n feature” weekly... 1:26 AM
  • Buster: Canadian tenor Andrew Haji won the IVC. One of the singers I did not get to hear myself, but this... 12:34 AM
  • m. croche: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=uK4g UcD3XiE 12:16 AM
  • Buster: Thanks, Monty. Liene Kinca was a great Aksinya in the Bieito Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk too. A pity... 12:14 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 »