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  • littoraldrift: woops that was supposed to go in the replies below antikitschychick&# 8217;s comment 7:58 PM
  • littoraldrift: re: LA season, Racette as Salome? Wtf? Strikes me as alien Fach at any stage in her career, let alone now. But it looks... 7:57 PM
  • manou: From the unlikely page of The Tudors, http://www.thetudo rswiki.com/page/Qu een+Elizabeth+I+-+ Historical+profile some intriguing... 7:55 PM
  • Batty Masetto: San Francisco announced a while ago, as covered here, and after talking with a subscriptions rep last week I can report... 7:44 PM
  • decotodd: Los Angeles Opera announced about a week ago. Interesting line up especially Damrau and Grigolo in HOFFMANN 7:38 PM
  • Opera Teen: Half-baked theories aside, here is my review of the show: https://operateen. wordpress.com/2016 /02/06/war-of-t... 7:34 PM
  • phoenix: - Antonenko was probably the best Prince (heroic) for me, but I also liked Neil Rosenshein’s (lyric) smooth singing as the... 7:31 PM
  • manou: Better still Ciccia – the whole thing is on Youtube: https://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=jQuK UMNjQkM https://www.you... 7:18 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]