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  • La Cieca: Among opera composers, I don’t think anyone much consciously wrote “for the... 11:30 PM
  • La Cieca: Nonsense. Everyone knows Daniels is a daddy. 11:19 PM
  • irontongue: The only Meyerbeer staging of the last century except for L’Africaine in 1900, 1901, 1907,... 11:14 PM
  • Poison Ivy: Godfrey: Do you mind telling me just what a scavenger hunt is? Irene: Well, a scavenger hunt is... 10:24 PM
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  • Quanto Painy Fakor: You have no idea who my favorites are and you are definitely not among them. 10:15 PM
  • Indiana Loiterer III: As to your last question: topicality is big these days in all the arts and has been... 10:12 PM
  • Poison Ivy: And I suppose your favorite Andrea Bocelli demonstrates mastery of technical matters, resonance,... 10:08 PM
  • Indiana Loiterer III: …or perhaps a case of miscasting. LP seems to be a lyric-coloratura, and... 10:04 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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