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  • rapt: Thank goodness for the business-like but warm-hearted justice of the peace (attired like Ruth Hussey at... 4:55 PM
  • umangialaio: Feldmarschallin, please note that Aida will be performed at Auditorium Parco della Musica, 1,5... 4:40 PM
  • RobNYNY: It is quite possible AB had a French accent. She spent much of her youth in France as a... 4:34 PM
  • Batty Masetto: I can’t speak so much to the soft singing since I had to miss Act II (by the old... 4:19 PM
  • antikitschychick: lovely. Thanks for sharing this. 4:13 PM
  • Batty Masetto: Whoa, late to the party as usual but another congratulations for AJ! And seconding rapt, yes,... 4:12 PM
  • antikitschychick: LMAO well jeez, armerj, you sure know how to pick em’! :-P lol j/k. Hope the... 3:56 PM
  • Lady Abbado: Check out the stunning fioritura in this obscure rendition of “Una voce poco fa”:... 3:51 PM
  • Sanford: “Though there was already talk of the erection… 221; I didn’t get beyond that. 3:49 PM
  • marshiemarkII: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=TmDf 7ehQ-Bc Parabens to you! P.S. Couldn’t find... 3:18 PM

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 »