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  • armerjacquino: I’m sure Isolde is not far off too… https://twitter.co m/heldenmommy/stat us/621716511363887 105 12:26 PM
  • kashania: I think this is fair. The rep for which Goerke is now in demand is the relatively small dramatic soprano rep — Elektra,... 12:23 PM
  • armerjacquino: Yep. httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=otyX Re9kxw4 12:16 PM
  • La Cieca: That’s not the Muse, but please feel free to make judgments about the production before you have watched more than five... 12:07 PM
  • kashania: Very well. I probably shouldn’t have said anything considering my foggy memory of the performance. 12:00 PM
  • La Cieca: She sang very flat through the passaggio, which is where the part of Donna Elvira sits a lot of the time. I remember that very... 11:57 AM
  • La Cieca: Oh, get over yourself. Goerke was cast as Brunnhilde for a 2016-2017 revival of the Ring at the Met that was canceled for what... 11:54 AM
  • gustave of montreal: L’ai-je bien descendu ? That drunken Muse looks like a man. (Poor Barbier et Carré what they did to their... 11:53 AM

Abs of a Soldier

La Cieca has obtained this photo of Thomas Hampson headlining Camouflage Night at Powerhouse, uh, rehearsing for Heart of a Soldier at the San Francisco Opera. You can tell the scene is Northern Rhodesia in 1962, because that is where the British military first started offering complimentary personal training packages to their troops. Read more »

Impossible things are happening every day

pectactularRemember “Toi et Moi,” the pectacular music video from which the above image is grabbed? Well, the terrific twosome who brought you that indelible video and perhaps slightly more delible audio, Dmitri Hvorostovsky and Igor Krutoi, have done it again. Their newest collaboration, “a once-in-a-lifetime musical event” called “Deja Vu” arrives at Radio City Music Hall on March 6. Read more »