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Cher Public

  • Cicciabella: So many correct guesses. “Crazy for You” was indeed a Madonna hit. But the reason... 4:29 AM
  • Rackon: The Bunte picture is from the ML premiere party and shows the happy couple holding hands. JK’s... 4:29 AM
  • Lohengrin: Sorry, only print Bunte. 3:33 AM
  • basso profundo: link please? 3:30 AM
  • Buster: Blind minus the B = Lind = Eva Lind. That would make sense. She is easily mistaken for a French... 3:00 AM
  • Lohengrin: Kaufmanns sweetheart is to be seen in the latest BUNTE Magazine: she is brunette, very pretty and... 2:24 AM
  • Feldmarschallin: This might possibly be the rumor of Kaufmann and Koch which is not true. He is together with... 2:16 AM
  • Guestoria Unpopularenka: It’s a shock to me that Malibran was ever in the New World, let alone, sang in... 1:37 AM
  • Rudolf: @ FomalHaut Our own ColoraturaFan loves Ms. Mosuc and will be glad to answer your query. :) 1:01 AM
  • FomalHaut: Please someone explain to me the appeal of this woman’s voice…it sounds so dry and... 12:05 AM

Petered out

Daniel Wakin reports that “WQXR pulled a blog posting critical of the Metropolitan Opera’s new Ring cycle last month after the Met’s general manager, Peter Gelb, personally complained to the radio station’s top executive…. The Met has a small sponsorship arrangement with WQXR, which for decades has broadcast live Met performances on Saturdays.”   Read more »

The shop around the corner

La Cieca’s lovely and talented colleague Olivia Giovetti takes on the Met’s gift shop in the latest installment of her WQX-Aria blog. La Cieca herself is of at the very least two minds about the changes to the gift shop, but she’ll invite you, the cher public, to chew on this issue before starts gnawing on the bone.