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  • "Well, before there were THOSE Angels ( MLB) there were two minor league teams in..." - semira mide
  • "Thank you for the correction. Only 66 when she passed." - WindyCityOperaman
  • "Great little essay Batty; we have discussed this on Parterre before but you make the..." - laddie
  • "OI VEY….I sang Schlemil…2 versions (One w.Ramey)…..T YPE-CASTING??? I..." - zinka
  • "and then came 2004. . ." - parpignol
  • "Reinhardt is quite tall and lanky, so at least the contrast of tall boy and..." - A. Poggia Turra
  • "How about for 2017, Bartoli tackling another, more age-appropriate B’way..." - Krunoslav
  • "You’re leaving out the best part- It is being directed by Phil..." - Signor Bruschino

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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