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  • Clita del Toro: Feld, she is singing now. I know what you mean. Lol squally! 1:08 PM
  • Feldmarschallin: Merbeth as Senta? No thanks. 1:03 PM
  • Feldmarschallin: Yesterday outside the BSO there were many, many people looking for tickets for the first... 1:02 PM
  • kashania: Overall interest in classical music and opera (and others arts) may not have waned (I don’t... 12:58 PM
  • ducadiposa: Hey Bill. I think I replied to one of your earlier posts about Budapest. I saw the same Ariadne... 12:49 PM
  • peter: Rest in peace Carlo: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=bGF4 BkqNtzo 12:47 PM
  • armerjacquino: I don’t buy the ‘classical music isn’t popular’ argument. The... 12:42 PM
  • reedroom: “The arts organisations that have gone bankrupt haven’t gone under because of horrible... 12:39 PM
  • Ewige Nacht: The Met’s business model is highly dependent upon its institutional memory and hence on... 12:35 PM
  • kashania: And tours!! Don’t forget hugely expensive, non-revenue-genera ting tours. The solution to a... 12:27 PM

Kid stuff

Ring mania continues tonight at 9 pm with Siegfried on PBS.

Sibling revelry

Welcome, cher public, to the second night of the week’s Wagnerama, Die Walküre on PBS at 9:00 pm.

Rainbow party

Welcome, cher public, to the first night of our Ring-watching experience on PBS at 9 pm. La Cieca (not pictured) wishes you bon voyage as we begin with Das Rheingold.

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Träume Center

This is Ring week here at parterre.com, cher public.

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Greater performances?

Our sometime correspondent Seth Colter Walls sees in new PBS leadership a chance for a wider reach for “the splashiest happenings in America’s resurgent classical-music culture.” [Newsweek]

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