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  • kashania: Manou: Thank you for your review, which I read with interest. I’m glad you came back. It would’ve been... 12:44 PM
  • Batty Masetto: When I was at Oberlin, we did think of it as Midwest even though our cultural focus was more on New York than on Chicago... 12:38 PM
  • phoenix: Covington, KY – right across the river. It was a great airport years ago. - Now, for E- + those devout wikipedians amongst... 12:35 PM
  • Cicciabella: So Musetta is Mimi’s understudy. Who understudies Musetta? The mother of the child whining for toys in Act II? 12:02 PM
  • Quanto Painy Fakor: First time I flew to Cinti, we landed in Kentucky! 11:59 AM
  • manou: http://www.roh.org .uk/people/ekateri na-bakanova 11:48 AM
  • Cicciabella: Yoncheva out of tonight’s ROH Traviata. Bakanova in. Who is Bakanova? 11:44 AM
  • phoenix: Thanks – glad you mentioned the lighting. - As for the chairs, they should be unmovable – operahouses must be fined... 11:42 AM

Window of opportunity

You may recall a couple of weeks ago La Cieca spoke to Giuseppe Filianoti about the “lost” aria from Cilea’s L’arlesiana he had reconstructed to include in a concert performance of the opera. Well, now you can hear what the piece sounds like in context, thanks to our old friend YouTube. Read more »