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  • Lohengrin: Anna is no Leonora, no LM, no Bolena, she always is (only) ANNA…… ……&... 3:39 PM
  • Clita del Toro: Steveac, gotcha! You learned early on. 2:52 PM
  • steveac10: “Steveac, my problem is, how many times over 60 years can one listen to any particular... 2:44 PM
  • Clita del Toro: Lohengrin, I did see the Forza streamed. I did like Tézier. 1:31 PM
  • Clita del Toro: I don’t especially like Kaufmann or Harteros in the first scene. That’s all I can... 1:29 PM
  • Lohengrin: CdT: can you only listen to Forza or also watch video? In this case you will have the impression... 1:24 PM
  • Clita del Toro: Lol. I am now forcing myself again to listen to the Forza with Harteros and Kaufmann.I am... 1:13 PM
  • Clita del Toro: Aulus, very smart of you! 12:48 PM
  • aulus agerius: This is why I spend my money to go see Orphee, Euryanthe, Corsaro, Masnadieri, Tell,... 12:30 PM
  • Clita del Toro: Manou. Lolol 12:07 PM

Licia Albanese 1913-2014

La Cieca has just heard the sad news that the beloved soprano Licia Albanese died earlier this evening. She was 101.

Carlo Bergonzi 1924-2014

The legendary and beloved Italian tenor died earlier today. He was 90. Read more »

Lorin Maazel 1930-2014

The prolific American conductor and composer died earlier today in Virginia. He had been at his home, Castleton Farms, rehearsing and preparing for his annual Castleton Festival.

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Julius Rudel 1921-2014

The legendary conductor, mainstay of New York City Opera for 35 years, has died, says @nprclassical.

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Claudio Abbado 1933-2014

Italian conductor Claudio Abbado, former musical director of La Scala, has died at the age of 80.

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Marta Eggerth, 1912-2013

Operetta and film star Marta Eggerth died yesterday in New York. She was 101.

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Robert W. Wilson, 1927–2013

Robert W. Wilson, the American hedge fund manager and former chairman of New York City Opera, has died, an apparent suicide.

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Tom Krause 1934-2013

Finnish bass-baritone Tom Krause died Thursday. He was 79.

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Patrice Chéreau, 1944-2013

The celebrated opera director and filmmaker died today of lung cancer in Paris. He was 68.

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Regina Resnik 1922-2013

The American mezzo-soprano, director, filmmaker and teacher Regina Resnik has died.

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