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  • manou: Christopher Ventris is not only a star, but also a British star – and he needs his... 5:36 PM
  • la vociaccia: You’re not “missingR 21; anything; Turandot isn’t one of her good roles,... 4:28 PM
  • Olivero is my Drug of Choice: What am I missing with Stemme?(I have not seen her live, only on the tubes). I... 4:10 PM
  • Bill: Shicoff has no performances scheduled at Vienna next season unless he is doing something at the... 4:02 PM
  • scifisci: I thought that in questa regia was fine until “quel grido e quella morte” which she... 3:57 PM
  • Hippolyte: Sorry, we’ll have to disagree on this topic: Peters was ubiquitous on tv when I was a kid... 3:38 PM
  • Bluebeard: I wouldn’t be too worried about her future Elektras. Stemme has always been the type of... 3:28 PM
  • Milady DeWinter: First of all, I don’t agree at all: Peters was terrific (we could have used an Oscar... 3:00 PM
  • Hippolyte: Is there a worse “Una voce poco fa”? 2:16 PM
  • Ilka Saro: Nice to hear Anthony Laciura’s name! A terrific singer, and he had such wonderful comic... 1:51 PM

Victory, of a sort

The annual Duke of York’s Picturehouse Eurovision Party, which is apparently a gay institution in Brighton, is pre-empted this year because of demand for tickets for the Met’s HD of Die Walküre. [BBC News] (Voigt photo: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera)