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  • Harold: Maybe I’m missing something, but I see it as a good thing. I entered ticket lottery several... 5:38 PM
  • La Cieca: I’m sorry, but the droning buzz of your whine put me to sleep. 5:02 PM
  • tatiana: Well at least we still get to read you on Parterre, Ivy. Like the others, I’ll miss your blog,... 4:48 PM
  • peter: Ivy, I loved reading your blog as I am a ballet fan as well as an opera fan. I love the informal style... 4:42 PM
  • Sanford: Or the part where seniors were necessarily computer illiterate. 4:42 PM
  • Guestoria Unpopularenka: I missed the part where the Rush tickets program was targeted to senior citizens. 4:28 PM
  • Gualtier M: Ivy certain bloggers are vain, narcissistic and self-serving – others are not. Reconsider.... 4:28 PM
  • Mitridate: I’m not on Met’s payroll and don’t need to devise plans for them, especially not... 4:24 PM
  • La Cieca: I have an idea. When you devise a plan that will distribute rush tickets equitably and seamlessly,... 4:15 PM
  • Bill: Spiderman – in the interview Isokoski rather indicated that these November Marschallins in Vienna... 4:13 PM

Mouth feel

“The bass-baritone Luca Pisaroni, playing Leporello in the Met’s recent Don Giovanni, asked for vegetable sausage, said James Blumenfeld, the Met property master. ‘It was the most disgusting thing I ever smelled,’ Mr. Blumenfeld said. He added that the bass-baritone James Morris is known for preferring bananas when he is playing Scarpia in the fatal meal scene of Verdi’s Tosca.” [New York Times] (Photo: Ken Howard)