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  • aulus agerius: When the king finds Euryanthe and Adolar alone in the woods in Act III and exclaims “O... 8:19 PM
  • manou: It’s evident that you are taking the situation to heart, and it’s obviously going to have... 8:11 PM
  • MontyNostry: As a point of interest, how popular does Der Freischütz remain German-speaking countries? I know... 8:06 PM
  • oedipe: Arte will stream live the Trovatore from Salzburg (Netrebko, Meli, Domingo) on August 15. 8:06 PM
  • manou: Chris Maltman does not deserve to be in this cast. 8:04 PM
  • manou: I have been to Trieste and can confirm that the Bora is so powerful that there are ropes attached to... 8:00 PM
  • mb: “Trouser Snake” “The long black hair slicked back, in black pants and shirt and... 7:59 PM
  • papopera: America is a continent, not a country ! 7:51 PM
  • phoenix: Let’s get over to Barry httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=flpn jTG4OMc 7:46 PM
  • MontyNostry: Ciccia, that erudite reference led me to discover the truth (via Wikipedia) behind Les Boréades.... 7:42 PM

C’est la guerre, mais ce n’est pas magnifique

“If war is hell, then Soldier Songs should rank somewhere around ‘purgatory.’ David T. Little’s hourlong opera, which made its NYC debut Sunday, takes a serious and exciting idea—the experiences of ordinary soldiers before, during and after combat—and reduces it to a mishmash of verbal and musical clichés.” [New York Post]