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  • Cicciabella: Looks like she’s morphing into a liquorice allsorts, M’Lady. 12:01 PM
  • Lady Abbado: Ange’s morphing into Charlotte, one step at a time… https://www.fac... 11:47 AM
  • NPW-Paris: (“In braccio a mille furie” was the third and final encore – the eleventh of... 11:28 AM
  • DellaCasaFan: Oh, Kashania, please do give Winterreise a try. I often go back to Gerhard Hüsch’s... 11:24 AM
  • NPW-Paris: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=DGcQ 3IyaJy4 11:19 AM
  • NPW-Paris: Apparently her next CD will in fact be called “Agrippina&# 8221;, with arias by Perti,... 11:16 AM
  • lorenzo.venezia: re: Hallenberg. Having had the privilege of experiencing her in “Dido and... 11:04 AM
  • kashania: I’m saving Winterreise for my old age but I do love many of his lieder. His instrumental... 10:54 AM
  • NPW-Paris: “Anyone who has seen Hallenberg on stage cannot but wonder in what kind of a topsy-turvy... 10:28 AM
  • NPW-Paris: I didn’t see Alcina: it wasn’t in my old-folks’ Sunday matinee subscription.... 10:19 AM

The singing dead

“Somehow with opera, just as with theatre, it turns out that the monster’s head still hasn’t been cut off. Or else, like any monster worthy of the name, it keeps finding ways to rise from the grave.” Occasional friend of the box Joseph Cermatori offers an obituary of sorts for opera in New York in 2011-2012 in PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art.