Cher Public

  • armerjacquino: I’m sure Isolde is not far off too… https://twitter.co m/heldenmommy/stat us/621716511363887 105 12:26 PM
  • kashania: I think this is fair. The rep for which Goerke is now in demand is the relatively small dramatic soprano rep — Elektra,... 12:23 PM
  • armerjacquino: Yep. httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=otyX Re9kxw4 12:16 PM
  • La Cieca: That’s not the Muse, but please feel free to make judgments about the production before you have watched more than five... 12:07 PM
  • kashania: Very well. I probably shouldn’t have said anything considering my foggy memory of the performance. 12:00 PM
  • La Cieca: She sang very flat through the passaggio, which is where the part of Donna Elvira sits a lot of the time. I remember that very... 11:57 AM
  • La Cieca: Oh, get over yourself. Goerke was cast as Brunnhilde for a 2016-2017 revival of the Ring at the Met that was canceled for what... 11:54 AM
  • gustave of montreal: L’ai-je bien descendu ? That drunken Muse looks like a man. (Poor Barbier et Carré what they did to their... 11:53 AM

Even smiling makes my face ache

Call it brio, joie de vivre, zest, élan vital, perhaps Lebenslust. You might even call it “fun.” But no matter what you call it, that’s not the mood Renée Fleming was in when she dropped in for lunch with Muse at Bloomberg.

Evil mutants

“Lyric Opera of Chicago announced today that the respected stage, film and television actor Patrick Stewart will co-host The Second City Guide to the Opera on Saturday, January 5 with internationally renowned soprano and Lyric Opera creative consultant Renée Fleming…. Fleming will perform with live musical accompaniment, and both she and Stewart [pictured] will share emcee duties and appear in satirical vignettes.” [Broadway World]