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  • Lady Abbado: Thanks for the updates Marianne: I would add for those not in Vienna – you can watch the... 8:50 PM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: As for Mr. Green (or – seriously – is he called Mr. Green or Mr. Speedo... 8:42 PM
  • 98rsd: He was wonderful as Germont this year…would love to see him in other roles. 8:26 PM
  • Vergin Vezzosa: Just a few blocks off. Mame lived at Beekman Place. Easy mistake to make. 8:23 PM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: DIVO WATCH: Neil Shicoff cancelled his first two (of four) performances of “La... 8:19 PM
  • Milady DeWinter: p.p.s. – you’re right, it’s “acting̶ 1; and indications that he... 7:31 PM
  • Porgy Amor: I read mixed reviews for Sparafucile recently, but I wondered how much that was the production.... 7:25 PM
  • Milady DeWinter: Dazzling, Camille. Both volumes of “Command Performance” may be THE Sutherland... 7:25 PM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: Mr. Speedo will be on your alte Jungfer’s Mixcloud Website in about two... 7:15 PM
  • Avantialouie: Congratulations to Kelsey from a member of the Chicago audience who heard him often during his... 6:41 PM

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]