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  • Camille: Oops—the “errant erre” You stuffed yourself with pastRies, that is, and certainly not... 3:54 PM
  • Camille: Bien sûr, Monsieur œdipe!——— — as it gives us an opportunity to see Vittorio skinned down to his... 3:50 PM
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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 »