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  • zinka: Las Noticias Para el primero de April Millo 1. Govna Pence celebrates new law at the Stonewall.(See... 6:25 PM
  • lyrebird: It’s interesting, isn’t it, how good it sounds with the extra dimension of video... 6:14 PM
  • jackoh: Keep in mind that “the machine” in itself is nothing. It serves as a background for and is animated... 5:53 PM
  • lyrebird: Whoops. Meant this: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=99E_ 8PpkN2A 5:53 PM
  • lyrebird: I was lucky enough to hear his Faust in Sydney in March and he was fabulous with all the confidence... 5:52 PM
  • Porgy Amor: Act One: Cavaradossi paints the Madonna, the painting represented by a projection which bleeds... 5:39 PM
  • m. croche: On the bright side, at least the Miller Theater is on the right track: httpv://www.you... 5:36 PM
  • John L: I thought I read that too (either very early on or even before the Ring premier), that The Machine... 5:22 PM
  • stignanispawn: I was at last night’s Ernani and thought the cast, other than Domingo, was very good.... 5:18 PM
  • kashania: At the least, a Jessye Grand Inquisitor would be to die for. “Sireeeeeee& #8221; 5:18 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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