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  • messa di voce: Videos of the new Manon are up. Alagna looks like he’s getting ready to go down on Opolais in the duet. 10:55 AM
  • PCally: Someone needs to right one of these books about Rysanek, Jones, or Soderstrom. I could listen to people’s experiences of... 10:44 AM
  • huswest12: I had the pleasure of seeing Ms Caballe twice in opera and twice in a concerts. First was a concert performance of... 10:42 AM
  • PCally: The thought of Jenufa on Valentine’s day…. 10:41 AM
  • Will: I had several contacts with Robert Tuggle over the years, all related to research for various opera symposia, pre-performance... 10:09 AM
  • phoenix: Enjoyed this article very much – here’s one more for that great recipient of les grands compliments, PORGY AMOR!,... 9:52 AM
  • dgf: I agree with those who find Pirozzi to be a fluent and exciting singer. The instrument is glorious, well produced with an even scale,... 9:49 AM
  • WindyCityOperaman: Thank you Patrick. I was waiting for some Parterre response to Guy’s book. My opera enthusiasm was a direct... 9:24 AM

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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