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  • armerjacquino: Ooh, Tynes sounds fascinating! http://vintageblac kglamour.tumblr.co m/post/12882940681 4/happy-96th-birth day-to-my-beau... 9:44 AM
  • Dita Recon: Kaufmann’s Dick is great. 9:31 AM
  • WindyCityOperaman: RIP Marni Nixon http://www.nytimes .com/2016/07/26/ar ts/music/marni-nix on-singer-soprano- dies-86.html?_... 9:29 AM
  • Krunoslav: Speaking of WEST SIDE STORY: R. I. P. Marni Nixon, 1930-2016. I heard her very late in her career (2003?) as Fraulein Schneider... 9:12 AM
  • WindyCityOperaman: Very glad to see Sony Classical Opera is finally release Msr. Magloire’s recording of the Rameau on CD . . . been... 8:51 AM
  • Krunoslav: “(I attended every performance of it that first season with Kubiak, Vickers, and Varnay” JML– Did you also... 8:24 AM
  • Lohengrin: Yes, only a part yesterday, but the whole concert on 13 August 3sat. By the way: close up can be fine, but not in every... 6:52 AM
  • Cicciabella: Did ZDF broadcast only a part of the programme? In any case, there were many goodies. I listened mostly rather than watched... 5:53 AM

The showgirl must go on

Last night’s complete concert version of Die Csárdásfürstin from Dresden is viewable, after the jump. Read more »

Out of the cradle endlessly rocking

No, not a Regie quiz—though that feature will return soon enough now that the season is up and running—but rather an image from the new Dmitri Tcherniakov production of Jenufa for the Opernhaus Zürich. Read more »

One furtive tenor

SHOWBIZ Operastar 144450“Mexikanische Startenor” Rolando Villazón has canceled tomorrow night’s performance of L’elisir d’amore at the Munich Opera Festival due to an “acute infection.”  Speaking of “a cute,” substituting in the role of Nemorino will be puppylicious Pavol Breslik. [via]