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  • m. croche: You know, this whole idea that people of color (among many others) might take offense at the sight of a white actor blacking-up... 7:20 PM
  • aulus agerius: I see that Botstein at Bard is offering Iris this summer. Their website says the nearest public transit is Rhinecliff + a 9... 7:15 PM
  • fletcher: I was referring to Los Angeles, sorry. 6:32 PM
  • calaf47: The tenor lost his voice in the act 1 finale..and had to sing many phrases down the octave…ruini ng the melodic line. He... 6:27 PM
  • The Poet Lenski: Roberto De Biasio, Gwyn Hughes Jones and Roberto Alagna are singing Pinkerton. Secco has no scheduled performances as... 6:27 PM
  • phoenix: I like Anna Pirozzi, too. Here’s one for armerjac: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=fcaV JhVtCeU 6:23 PM
  • phoenix: Met website lists Roberto De Biasio as Pinkerton for the February nights(and some later April performances). httpv://www.you... 6:10 PM
  • m. croche: Hi there, C.B.: Thanks for the clarification. (I found that Twitter debate – yikes!) Keep up the good fight. P.S. Could... 5:48 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]