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  • manou: Yes indeed: http://www.theguar dian.com/music/201 2/jan/29/alice-goo dman-death-klingho ffer-interview... 9:48 AM
  • la vociaccia: blah blah blah american inferiority blah blah blah. Do you have another channel besides... 9:47 AM
  • ML: inapt 9:45 AM
  • manou: How “certainR 21; must the age be? I am longing to speak my mind. 9:44 AM
  • operaassport: Friends of mine are often stunned when they return from trips to Europe at how much overt... 9:39 AM
  • DellaCasaFan: Sorry, redbear, I believe your analogy is inept. This is not about pro- or anti-intellectu... 9:36 AM
  • la vociaccia: Certainly not planned, but Fedora reportedly shed a few of her furs before the “Dalla... 9:19 AM
  • pasavant: Thanks for posting the Jan Peerce Bluebird. What a wonderful way to start the day! 9:18 AM
  • arepo: eric: I never thought of it in that way. It makes such good sense though. I wonder what the reply... 8:46 AM
  • perfidia: But neither one of them shirtless. 8:41 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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