Cher Public

  • WindyCityOperaman: httpvh://www.youtu be.com/watch?v=Dds Vfbm5hbQ httpvh://www.youtu be.com/watch?v=TG3 B6krBicI 2:44 PM
  • LT: I listened to In quelle trine and Sola, perduta… and I heard some clear intonation problems, along with some laboring in keeping... 2:19 PM
  • Krunoslav: More “poise” ;: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=BxgG 28qT8GU 2:09 PM
  • Niel Rishoi: Hmm hmm hmm Niel Rishoi is at it again. The dreadful shame I feel. Had a blast, have a good day. Let’s all have tea... 2:01 PM
  • Will: The following is the Die Welt article on Andris Nelsons’ withdrawal from the new, opening night production of Parsifal at this... 1:49 PM
  • Camille: Actually, not. The issue here is going on too long, not one’s subjective judgment of an artist’s merit or lack... 1:49 PM
  • chicagoing: Speaking of Canada… Rufus Wainwright to appear Saturday and Sunday night at the Montreal International Jazz Festival.... 1:45 PM
  • Camille: Or this little dynamo who gets a lot of it right in her bravura perfomance, albeit sounding a lot like Minnie Mouse, at least she... 1:44 PM

Closet drama

“I have a confession to make about Britten’s opera Billy Budd: I don’t like it very much. I struggle with its listless pace; its largely flat characters; the way its libretto, by E. M. Forster and Eric Crozier, prefers telling us what people are thinking rather than showing it.” That’s your London correspondent Zachary Woolfe in the New York Times.