Cher Public

  • armerjacquino: Wow, she is seven differnt kinds of fun. He… isn’t. 6:57 PM
  • phoenix: Thanks manou! The audio broadcast tomorrow on RAI 3 at 2 pm EST USA: Martedì 03 Maggio 2016 ore in diretta dal TEATRO ALLA SCALA... 6:52 PM
  • armerjacquino: Silly of them to do exactly what the composer specified. 6:48 PM
  • Don_Dano: I wonder how well she will know the staging. I don’t recall her being involved in the Zambello production before, although... 6:27 PM
  • Cicciabella: *on 6:19 PM
  • gustave of montreal: The recording sound is glorious but the opera is sung en anglais. 6:19 PM
  • Cicciabella: How about Hags on Nags with Body Bags? Was that the ROH Walküre, the one where Grane has no flesh in him? 6:19 PM
  • Cicciabella: Congratulations, chicagoing, on falling under Wunderlich’s spell. I suggest you now listen to his Dichterliebe. He... 6:14 PM

Racette baiting

Protean diva Patricia Racette will perform an ethnic hat-trick in 2013-2014 at San Francisco Opera when she offers roles spanning the gamut of racial groups. The soprano’s repertoire will include Margherita in Mefistofele, Cio-Cio-San and Julie in Show Boat. [San Francisco Chronicle]