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  • Feldmarschallin: People need to lighten up a bit here. Everything gets taken so seriously. Kruno has a... 1:43 PM
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  • Buster: Haitink conducts the Four Last Songs. He conducted so many singers in this (Janowitz, Söderström,... 1:04 PM
  • messa di voce: Agree about A-L. Every technical challenge is met, but the basic sound of the voice is just... 12:57 PM
  • antikitschychick: Yay looking forward to your report Lohengrin :-). Fidelia: I will! Probably after I finish... 12:50 PM
  • Fidelia: P.S. To Lohengrin, greetings to the charming older lady with the white hair whom we also met on... 12:43 PM
  • Fidelia: Lohengrin, I just sent you an SMS with my e-mail address. Let me know here if you don’t get... 12:42 PM
  • kennedet: Sorry, but this is a combination of ingratitude and arrogance, Krunoslav. Should Cieca have... 12:41 PM
  • luvtennis: I have heard the following live performances of the aria by Price: 1957 – San Francisco... 12:37 PM
  • Lohengrin: Fidelia, could it be possible to contact You outside parterre.com? 12:32 PM

Thick as thieves

This week’s operatic offering from Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin goes out as a request. Our Own Camille asked for (and got) a little Mercadante in the mix, so here’s a live performance of I briganti from 2012. Read more »

Regie to the Rescue! (A new competition)

La Cieca has always, against all odds, maintained that if there is one expression that best describes the mind of the average member of the cher public, that would be “plus vive que l’oiseau, plus prompte que l’éclair.” As such, it is only fitting that Mignon, by dear Ambroise Thomas, should inaugurate our latest brain-tickling quiz here at parterre.com. Read more »