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  • Krunoslav: I think this qualifies as the worst Handelian production I have ever seen. The production , as... 1:09 PM
  • MontyNostry: When Covent Garden put on Il trittico a few seasons ago I regretted that Zilio was allotted one... 1:09 PM
  • Will: I’m a big fan of Chenier–prop erly cast it’s a thrilling piece of work. It requires... 1:08 PM
  • guy pacifica: Wow, Anna makes that sound like a lot of work. 1:05 PM
  • redbear: …and, on the same day, in the same city three years later, La Boheme. Plus La Clemenza di... 12:57 PM
  • Krunoslav: Let’s not forget helming WIZARD OF OZ and GONE WITH THE WIND. 12:49 PM
  • Cicciabella: Which husband? 12:47 PM
  • Satisfied: Question (and I imagine Feld would know…(: if you missed a year in terms of applying for tickets,... 12:46 PM
  • mandryka: doomed 12:27 PM
  • redbear: Son-in-law got Ring III and granddaughter scored for Tristan VI. Ho jo to ho! 12:12 PM

Journalists ruin everything again

journalists_ringLinda Watson and John Treleaven have issued a joint not-apology, blaming “selective and biased representation of these interviews” for giving the impression that anything was less than stellar at the “fantastic history-making project” that is the LA Ring cycle. [Class Act via OperaChic]

LA “Ring” death toll climbs to zero

treleaven_thumbNo one, not even the company’s near-septuagenarian General Director/Wälsung, has stumbled thus far in the West Coast cycle of Wagner’s tetralogy; in fact, the only ones complaining are the handful of LaRouche protesters outside the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Of course, things are bound to heat up when mouthy heldentenor John Treleaven makes his first official appearance of the festival in Siegfried this Thursday.  [LA Times]