Cher Public

  • antikitschychick: LOL Grubexit. Mot du jour and wit du jour! And no worries I knew you were joking and I was too. 4:35 PM
  • Niel Rishoi: Aww…anti I just got carried away. I saw the offending clip that is causing a fervent wish for a Grubexit̷... 4:07 PM
  • antikitschychick: Cicciabella, Thank you so much for the heads up! I’ll check those out when I get home. Listening to ML now.... 3:32 PM
  • JohninSeattle: “And he has drawn the consequences” ; could be a stage description for the Poker Scene in FANCIULLA! Or for Act... 3:27 PM
  • JohninSeattle: To our neighbors to the “TRUE North,” Happy Canada Day. I’ve got to finish filling out my application for... 3:23 PM
  • antikitschychick: Ay yo, who u callin an old hag Niel? I am neither old nor a hag. And I aint no pearl clutcher/necromanc er either,... 3:19 PM
  • chicagoing: From the NY Times obituary section today…” ;Wassyl Slipak, a baritone at the Paris Opera who became a folk hero in... 2:57 PM
  • StageLefty: I was lucky enough to have worked with LHL once, in XERXES – all the praise in comments above, I can second. And I can... 2:55 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]