Cher Public

  • DeepSouthSenior: Oops, I can’t get past the out-of-sync video and audio, and the Kim Kardashian bodysuits. 2:53 PM
  • DeepSouthSenior: Thank you, Lohengrin! I misread the original post and was a day behind. Turning to it on YouTube right now. 2:49 PM
  • Lohengrin: For al those who missed it yesterday, save it quickly: https://www.youtub e.com/watch?t=59&a mp;v=89_GWIA1EYY 2:36 PM
  • Lohengrin: Thats true!! 2:23 PM
  • Lohengrin: And I looooove the Tu amore from Boston. They had the same, or even more, chemistry as on stage. Both are “stage... 2:21 PM
  • nachEule: Lohengrin, you point out one of the things I love about opera: productions don’t have to all be the same. My comment above... 2:14 PM
  • nachEule: Thank you Lohengrin. I’d eagerly caught the whole Boston gala on youtube before, and I suspect it’s because of... 2:03 PM
  • DeepSouthSenior: Well, Henry, I’ve been a believing, orthodox (little “o”), evangelical Christian since before I was 12... 1:57 PM

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.