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  • m. croche: Sounds like a case for … httpv://m.youtube. com/watch?v=tzFr0N Og8JU 9:56 AM
  • kashania: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=-2Ps Nnj1ftQ 9:42 AM
  • PushedUpMezzo: Sorry these exotic dancers were a bit reluctant the first time httpv://www.you... 9:33 AM
  • Feldmarschallin: Roman Holiday Part 2 Let me say it was wonderful to finally meet Lohengrin and see Fidelia... 9:31 AM
  • PushedUpMezzo: Oh Die Blume von Hawaii! Can still be found occasionally at the Volksoper, but this film is... 9:30 AM
  • Dabrowski: “He was never intimidated or compromising, no matter who the interviewee was, be it a head... 8:57 AM
  • NPW-Paris: It’s amazing what the Chelsea Opera Group get up to. I heard my first live Daphne with them. 8:49 AM
  • manou: Chelsea Opera Group did indeed put on a remarkable performance of Roi de Lahore – the bastard... 8:20 AM
  • Porgy Amor: Fleming’s work at this stage of her career has been marked by a certain cold remoteness,... 8:15 AM
  • Belfagor: Oh my – I see huge potential for kick kick turn dance routines and a touch of lodernd... 7:53 AM

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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