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  • Feldmarschallin: Buster I just heard Schwanewilms on the radio and her two wish roles are Capriccio Gräfin... 5:51 AM
  • Krunoslav: Alan Held, who triumphed as Jokanaan in Philadelphia in May, added Sachs to his rep in 2013 in... 4:57 AM
  • Krunoslav: James Johnson, who sang Sachs for the Met in 1998, sounded very solid when i last heard him, as... 4:47 AM
  • Krunoslav: “the most sublimest Brunnhilde” Edyth Walker, (ya know) http://lapostex... 4:37 AM
  • Krunoslav: Here I thought Marshie was taking about Maria Bieshu. Metropolitan Opera House October 23, 1971... 4:29 AM
  • Krunoslav: Despina- Alda Noni early on, Sciutti or Eugenia Ratti later. 4:23 AM
  • ML: Mind your website and stop covering for a (sometimes) obnoxious poster, who ought to defend *herself*.... 3:19 AM
  • overstimmelated: One can’t help wondering if Gelb, who booked Volle for a future Ring after hearing his... 2:57 AM
  • La Cieca: Mind your business and stop carrying tales like a small town spinster, ML. 2:09 AM
  • pirelli: “I admired Schaefer as Lulu a great deal…” Me too – much much more than... 12:53 AM

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]