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  • DonCarloFanatic: They took it down very fast. Usually they forget to check on a weekend. Oh, well. I saw most of it live. Love the... 11:50 PM
  • guy pacifica: Here’s a related question that’s always puzzled me. Verdi’s ballet music is usually cut from his operas... 11:39 PM
  • LT: So who is this “Mattel̶ 1;? 11:25 PM
  • SilvestriWoman: Mattel? Auto-correct pulled a funny! 11:12 PM
  • zinka: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=YVGw gu8R1ZA DIOS MIO!!!!! Where have I been???? Magda Nieves, de {Puerto Rico, is a Facebook... 11:00 PM
  • La Valkyrietta: Well, Fred and Rita too, and Cyd, and Leslie, etc. :) 10:00 PM
  • La Valkyrietta: Ages ago I took a little friend to the Met to see Walküre (not abridged, and with no crocodiles, helicopters, motels,... 9:51 PM
  • SilvestriWoman: Astute as ever, Ivy! I’ve never heard her live but, judging from the clips posted here, I’d think she was at... 9:21 PM

Regie, redeemed

Stefan Herheim’s production of Parsifal for Bayreuth is the regie Holy Grail—a production that completely fulfills the promise and purpose of Regietheater. Read more »

Open mouthed

An exciting album of photos from Stefan Herheim‘s new production of Salome that opened tonight at the Salzburg Easter Festival. (All images by Monika & Karl Forster).

Postcard from Brabant

On the heels of this, may I direct everyone’s attention to a funny and fascinating article about Stefan Herheim‘s production of Lohengrin from last spring at Berliner Staatsoper? Now we know what to do with those old costumes and sets that gather dust! [via the wellsungs] Read more »