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Cher Public

  • manou: Glad it’s this type of thermometer. 11:30 AM
  • Milady DeWinter: You’re right on it, antikitcshy – there’s a lot of resentment and anger... 11:29 AM
  • aulus agerius: Lamentations abound, I’m sure! 11:28 AM
  • manou: Oops! Twitter: Metropolitan Opera ?@MetOpera 2m2 minutes ago For the performance of CARMEN on March... 11:02 AM
  • aulus agerius: Thanks Uman! That ending of Celesta Aida is quite spectacular! That and the baritonal... 10:56 AM
  • manou: Forget the high heels. 10:49 AM
  • manou: Grazie tanto. 10:44 AM
  • skoc211: Thanks for the advice! I’ll definitely be giving this a try. Which begs another question:... 10:42 AM
  • DonCarloFanatic: Since Placido won’t go, and Leo is holding on, why should she retire? 10:27 AM
  • Milady DeWinter: “Don’t you get dismayed by the general level of bullshit in the public media night... 10:24 AM

Katerina’s insomnia

Fellow sitcom junkies may remember the episode of Modern Family where Gloria Pritchett, Sofia Vergara’s character, describes her relationship with her ex-husband: “It seemed like all we did was fight and make love, fight and make love, fight and make love. One time, I’m not kidding you, we fell out the window together.” Throw in a trio of murders and a healthy splash of vodka and you have, more or less, the plot of Shostakovich’s Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk.   Read more »

A pair of kings

Opera Teen (pictured) approves of this summer’s program at the Glimmerglass Festival.

All Sills final

You can tell a lot about someone from their garage sale. You can tell what’s important to them. You can tell where they’ve been and who they are., what their priorities are and the kind of people they associate with: all sorts of things.

I learned a lot about the New York City Opera from their online auction a few weeks ago.   Read more »

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Transparency

Opera Teen (pictured, second from left) is not kidding us: he had an interview with Peter Gelb.

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Smells like teen critic

Friend of the box Opera Teen (pictured, right) reacts to Saturday night’s performance of Otello.

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