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  • DellaCasaFan: Thank you, Lohengrin. I had some guesses about it, but always love to check Google’s... 9:28 AM
  • Lohengrin: “…..to the need to remain, at that time, close to his family.” It meens, he has... 9:15 AM
  • manou: Tutto nel mondo è burla. 9:13 AM
  • antikitschychick: Whoops. Sorry Satisfied! 9:06 AM
  • Bill: I gather that the Wiener Staatsoper is not scrapping the 4th performance of La Juive but rather just... 9:03 AM
  • DellaCasaFan: Google Translate is priceless: “Staying close to family and everything else is... 9:00 AM
  • Cicciabella: Restare vicino alla famiglia e tutto il resto è noia. 8:54 AM
  • Cicciabella: José Cura on stand-by. 8:50 AM
  • manou: “RestareR 30;.vicino alla sua famiglia” means “to stay near his family”... 8:35 AM
  • Satisfied: …and people give Gelb shit. 8:31 AM

Who’s that woman?

silja_behrensFaithful and sharp-eared member of the cher public reedroom notes, “…an observation about the Levine 40th Wozzeck CD (Anja Silja/Jose van Dam)—the second CD (acts 2 and 3) has to be a different performance, different cast and different year. It is undoubtedly Hildegard Behrens on the 2nd CD. I don’t know who the baritone is but it is NOT van Dam. The orchestra/stage balance is different on the 2nd CD and it sounds like a “better” orchestra too.  Am I nuts? ” Read more »