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  • fletcher: Does ONP use dynamic pricing ? I’m paying €140 each for Meistersinger tickets in the second balcony – seems awfully... 1:57 PM
  • Operngasse: Replying to Tubsinger’s Montsy request, I only was fortunate enough once to see Ms. Caballe perform. It was the Met, and... 1:55 PM
  • armerjacquino: Why would a Tamino who hasn’t been to the gym ‘not look the part’? There’s no mention of... 1:55 PM
  • RosinaLeckermaul: I totally agree. Nothing wrong with singers trying to look the part. The ENO prides itself on the quality and... 1:52 PM
  • armerjacquino: How very weird. Cardiff is a British competition in the sense that it’s hosted in Britain but in every other way... 1:49 PM
  • quoth the maven: I have to say I find Polegato’s argument in the FB thread faintly idiotic, as I do any time a performer counters a... 1:34 PM
  • NPW-Paris: “Great Britain the homeland of the white trash…” ; Well, it *is* where I’m from so they may be right. 1:30 PM
  • NPW-Paris: The painful prices for Lohengrin presumably factor his presence in, yet I doubt we will all get a 20-euro note each as we enter... 1:28 PM

“And the portions are so large!”

A parterre reader just back from the matinee of Powder Her Face relates this story of two elderly ladies seated in the second row, barely arms-length from the stageful of naked male extras who invaded the Duchess’s hotel room.   Read more »