Cher Public

  • aulus agerius: means nothing with photoshop these days :-) 4:01 PM
  • Hippolyte: And Hong will be nearly 57 when she undertakes her first Butterfly next year–surely a not irrelevant detail in the... 4:01 PM
  • parpignol: did you hear Racette’s top notes in Pagliacci? 3:50 PM
  • Salome Where She Danced: Tempus fugit. Hard as it is to believe, SK is 57 this year, and I used to think singers of that age should... 3:36 PM
  • chicagoing: There was an interesting sidebar to a longer article about Waltraud Meier singing her final Isoldes in last Sunday’s New... 2:41 PM
  • manou: Some people call him “the mediocre”. 2:36 PM
  • La Cieca: Calling Norman Lebrecht “the media” is like calling Donald Trump “front runner for the Republican nomination... 2:02 PM
  • Poison Ivy: Just a wild guess: she can no longer sing it to please her own standards. 1:55 PM

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Michael Capasso, General Director of the Dicapo Opera Theatre has announced that Dicapo will be going on hiatus for a period of six months,” states a press release from the company’s publicist. Read more »

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Thomas Hampson to Sing at Groundbreaking Ceremony for Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture on Feb 22; President Barack Obama Will Deliver Remarks” [thomashampson.com]