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  • SF Guy: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=WfWF L4J7Dyk (The tune is from Robert Planquette̵... 2:53 AM
  • CwbyLA: Peter Gelb has one hell of a tough job! I hope he succeeds in substantially increasing Met’s... 1:41 AM
  • steveac10: Yes, like those some of my mom’s poor senior friends who could afford a Saturday Grand Tier... 12:24 AM
  • zinka: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=wl1u ouBXIlM Hey Reneeeeee. Listen to Sumi Jo, born Nov.22 1962,... 11:25 PM
  • zinka: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=YoTB 2Gz9yyk Flora had no E FLAT 11:08 PM
  • zinka: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=7ISj rvM9unw Where has she been?????????????? ??? That country sure... 11:06 PM
  • hamish: Saw the show in Williamstown. Not a great comedy but it was fun and Renee sent herself up hilariously 8:59 PM
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  • SF Guy: And heavy reliance on the kindness of strangers. 6:39 PM

Point and shoot

Meet parterre’s new tutelary spirit, tenor August Schram, star of Metube. Read more »

Glücklich zu sehen, je suis enchanté!

Tenor Nikolai Schukoff (recently Parsifal in the Lyon production) displays so much furry semi-nudity on his web site that the page should be called “Otter Space.”

boots and saddles

It’s the Brokeback Ballet from Krzysztof Warlikowski‘s production of Yevgeny Onegin! Read more »

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retro regie

Some commenters are more perceptive than others when it comes to the game of Name That Regie. In our previous competition, the quick-witted keithmc and the more cautious Ginevera were both correct: the opera is Cherubini’s Medée, in a production by Krzysztof Warlikowski for La Monnaie. The “Amy Winehouse” sorceress in the black pleather sheath is Nadja Michael. (La Cieca is sure you will recall that M. Warlikowski was also the auteur of one of our first and most puzzling Regiequizzes last year.) Now, on to new business. What’s this opera?

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