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  • A. Poggia Turra: I remember reading a story about the first baseball season played inside the Astrodome.... 12:53 PM
  • MontyNostry: And if you visit the music festival in Handel’s birthplace for the second time:... 12:41 PM
  • MontyNostry: And if hotel reception calls you during your jet-lagged slumber: “Pourquoi me... 12:39 PM
  • zinka: PICTURE THIS!!!!! One night, after 50 people,in a space for 10, pulling on the rope that held us in... 12:38 PM
  • zinka: I had called Lois a few times and also she came to opening night outside in a wheelchair…I have... 12:34 PM
  • parpignol: and on the subject of ‘Die Meistersinger̵ 7; this season’s performances (I saw... 12:32 PM
  • zinka: GREAT PEOPLE HERE!!!!! I always said the level was very high (or hopefully low) of what you... 12:31 PM
  • A. Poggia Turra: 98rsd, I was also at that SUNY Purchsse ‘Figaro̵ 7; (IIRC it would have been... 12:27 PM
  • MontyNostry: That event evokes a character from another opera completely – Hunding. 12:27 PM
  • parpignol: when the hotel finally returns the right laundry: “O Sachs, mein Freund” 12:24 PM

Her maestro’s voice

Our Own Poison Ivy interviews conductor Alain Altinoglu over at her own blog, Poison Ivy’s Wall of Text. (Photo © Fred Toulet.)

Sister act

fattipiuinlaOur Own JJ salutes three sister bloggers (of whom only one is female) in his current Rough and Regie column at Musical America.

The beauty part

TheGoodTheBadTheUglyBurgeoning blogress Poison Ivy asks the musical question “Which operas should have beautiful productions?” La Cieca encourages the cher public to detour to her blog “Poison Ivy’s Wall of Text” and comment on her very interesting and (La Cieca is delighted to note) thought-provoking postRead more »

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Nothing can stop the fan

Commenter emerita Poison Ivy (now a blogress in her own right) takes on the dark side of fandom over at Poison Ivy’s Wall of Text. Find out what the fan did!

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