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  • Bill: Gabor Bretz is really a fine singer – have heard him often in Budapest. He is doing some... 9:19 AM
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  • Will: Hans, Michael Maniaci may be of the Oberlin type, but may be something else altogether. I have heard... 9:02 AM
  • Sanford: I’ve known Nicholas for several years. In fact, my first stage role in 23 years was in... 9:02 AM
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Wingless victory

Of particular visual interest in last weekend’s Lohengrin (though not perhaps so tantalizing as Jonas Kaufmann‘s aristocratic bare feet, pictured above) is the very obvious change in the staging that was made between the antegenerale (in which Anja Harteros sang Elsa) and the telecast opening night. Read more »