Cher Public

  • Camille: oh, good. Monsieur croche! I just was about to put the word out to you but had no idea if you were around the house. At the... 1:09 PM
  • m. croche: Friends of Azeri opera will no doubt be gratified to learn that September 18, 2015 has been proclaimed “Uzeir Hajibeyov... 1:01 PM
  • Ilka Saro: While I admire Hart, Kahn, Reilly and Kuralt (not a law firm!) I have to say I couldn’t get past the first question! I... 12:55 PM
  • Camille: Oui. Elle avait toutes les qualités et toutes les notes 12:55 PM
  • Camille: ooo–la-la!! Mon pauvre petit choux gustave!!!! Je suis désolée!!!!! Actually, I was going to suggest you go to your local... 12:54 PM
  • antikitschychick: we could, and it makes more sense that she would be covering the entire run rather than just that October 3rd... 12:50 PM
  • Camille: Wasn’t part of the scuttlebutt about Oropesa the pertinent fact she wished to sing leading roles — like what she is... 12:46 PM
  • Camille: “Glacial website”. Well put, overstimmelated. Where does one go to find out about last minute cast substitutions,... 12:42 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 »