Cher Public

  • antikitschychick: For a second there I thought you said “Leonardo DiCaprio is replacing JDD in Great Scott” LOL.... 6:13 PM
  • aulus agerius: Leonard is replacing DiDonato in Great Scott in San Diego. I shall attend and am a little concerned. I saw her in... 5:59 PM
  • aulus agerius: Well, I think AG’s getting perilously close to looking like a caricature of herself, somewhat like Pavarotti. I like... 5:57 PM
  • zinka: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=uFBB 2IGBJFc You got a great Nedda…and now a great Santuzza. In this “modern̶ 1;... 5:40 PM
  • zinka: Never forget Marti..in the Vesti..changing the “AH” before “Ridi Pagliaccio” to “SI”... 5:25 PM
  • Bill: Yes Jungfer Fritoli sang Donna Anna in 2002 in 3 Muti performances in Wien plus the Fiordiligi but not the Figaro Countess which she... 4:43 PM
  • Constantine A. Papas: Luisi conducted 200 performances! That’s amazing, and as a reward for filling in for Levine, he’s... 4:37 PM
  • zinka: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=kUl2 XlUTd6w RIGHT NOW she can do it..in fact compared to what I just heard…Queena Mario can... 4:35 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]