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  • danpatter: What a great review! I love all the detail and the thoughtful examination of this work. Thanks! Now, if there were only a small... 3:51 PM
  • m. croche: Plus a Francesconi premiere and a Cavalli. So really, composers-ending-w ith-i are pretty well covered. 3:47 PM
  • fletcher: Yeah, strange that they’re spending all that time with Rameau, Gluck, Berlioz, Bizet, Saint-Saëns, and Offenbach –... 3:37 PM
  • dgf: Mr. Innauarato’s review of “Cold Mountain” is spot on. I was puzzled at how many of the reviews after last... 3:37 PM
  • gloria: GOOD NEWS – Jonas Kaufmann issued a statement of regret to US fans 2/7/16. Little things do mean a lot. This year he has... 3:18 PM
  • Gualtier M: Roberto is only two or three years older than Angela. They are the same generation – not really “an older... 3:01 PM
  • steveac10: Yeah, if you need illusion netting to pull off a racer back gown…just say no. 3:00 PM
  • springspring: Sorry! It was a typo. 2:54 PM

Nunsense

A Court of Appeals in Paris has ordered BelAir Classiques to remove from its catalog a video recording of Dialogues des carmélites as staged by Dmitri Tcherniakov for the Bayerische Staatsoper on the grounds that the production is a “betrayal” of the intentions of Georges Bernanos and Francis Poulenc.   Read more »

Ghost boaster

Can a day pass without the New York Times‘ 24/7 coverage of the Met’s Ring getting on yet another of La Cieca’s nerves? Apparently not. The quote du jour (from Susan Froemke‘s film about the Robert Lepage process) is after the jump, with La Cieca’s bitching to follow.   Read more »