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  • redbear: Then there’s this in case anyone thinks i’m the resident crank: http://www.tele... 11:27 AM
  • La Cieca: Oh, shut up. 11:27 AM
  • La Cieca: Called it! http://parterre.co m/2012/02/06/son-i o/ 11:13 AM
  • redbear: Kicking the can, as I said. 10% is far from enough. Next question: where is that damned financial... 11:13 AM
  • ding ding: In the September Opera magazine Antonio Pappano gives an interview in which he says that Netrebko... 11:06 AM
  • Ilka Saro: And at 60 bucks a pop in the 80′s, the Met was paying only slightly more than you could get... 10:52 AM
  • Ilka Saro: Styrofoam? You means that’s not actually granite/marble/the soil of Bari? 10:48 AM
  • imelda: Bill, ML, It was a bit of a scandal back in the day. (Also a technical marvel?)!!That the engineers... 10:46 AM
  • mercadante: I’m going to disagree. I think the recitative was very interesting in her use of rubato... 10:36 AM
  • La Valkyrietta: Yes, the opera will succeed if an interpreter has something to offer and can express what... 10:09 AM

Peter’s principles

gelb_poster_thumbOnce again it takes an out-of-towner to write sensibly about Peter Gelb and the Met, though the “out of town” here refers only to geography: Anne Midgette is at heart and soul a New York newshen. [The Classical Beat]