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  • phoenix: Memorable Night – la destrucción final de la sutileza! Central Park was packed I was a little... 10:21 AM
  • papopera: Neither have I but quelle voix !! Sounds like Rita Gorr. 10:13 AM
  • armerjacquino: I thought that, personality-wise, the role suited Voigt very well (and, on the HD at least,... 10:07 AM
  • PCally: I definitely agree that I would probably take Mattila over Denoke but I do love both of them. I just... 10:03 AM
  • Buster: Lille 15/16: http://fr.calameo. com/read/003560290 524a8b1dd14b 9:56 AM
  • Amnerees: I was out of town for Cossotto’s Carmens in Central Park. As for the Troyanos performance on... 8:57 AM
  • armerjacquino: Bloody hell, you’re really clutching at straws if you have to dredge up the Express.... 8:04 AM
  • Krunoslav: I don’t think having Troyanos’ more beautiful voice and style on record for Solti... 6:43 AM
  • Krunoslav: Not a patch on Our Own ‘ideally suited’ diva, no nonsense about her! http://www.expr... 6:40 AM
  • PushedUpMezzo: Well – if this has spurred your enthusiasm, there are a few places left on this holiday... 4:55 AM

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]