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  • philomel: I’d have to agree,the Post article struck me as ignorant. 9:29 PM
  • m. croche: Which may be the worst-ever set-up line for a “three guys walk into a bar” joke. 9:28 PM
  • Quanto Painy Fakor: Stephen Paulus died on Sunday (19 October) httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=J5PP C-AUt9Y 9:22 PM
  • m. croche: Horst Wessel. Brandon Teena. Matthew Shepard. 9:20 PM
  • RobNYNY1957: I heard Lindholm only once in the house. Turandot in Cologne, 1981-1982 season. She got the job... 9:16 PM
  • Quanto Painy Fakor: I doubt if Adam’s score will have any lasting impact on music history.... 9:10 PM
  • Rudolf: @ MontyNostry This is hilarious! Abigaille as bee-keeper with her favourite … what? …... 8:38 PM
  • La Valkyrietta: Thanks for the review and thanks for the posted reviews, as not being in New York City I was... 8:29 PM
  • bluecabochon: The planting of trees in Israel has another meaning in the Jewish culture, as it has long been... 8:23 PM
  • Dabrowski: “Do people protesting about anti-Semitism tend to bomb cinemas?” Well, the JDL is... 7:55 PM

Racette baiting

Protean diva Patricia Racette will perform an ethnic hat-trick in 2013-2014 at San Francisco Opera when she offers roles spanning the gamut of racial groups. The soprano’s repertoire will include Margherita in Mefistofele, Cio-Cio-San and Julie in Show Boat. [San Francisco Chronicle]

Alla cantata ancor manca la diva

racette_toscaPatricia Racette will sing the title role in Puccini’s Tosca on April 14, 17, 20, and 24 matinee, replacing Karita Mattila, “who is ill” — this just in from the Met’s press office.