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  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: I clasped the front gate and broke down sobbing. 5:13 PM
  • Constantine A. Papas: I don’t know if anyone remind us, and speaking about mad scenes, today is the... 5:00 PM
  • kashania: Wonderful review, Ivy. I’m certainly intrigued. Though I love me a good tragedy with a... 4:36 PM
  • MontyNostry: Whoops, rogue ‘s’ on Mandel there. 4:33 PM
  • MontyNostry: Avenue Georges Mandels, chers amis … 4:32 PM
  • MontyNostry: She lost her youth and she lost her Tony Now she’s lost her mind At the copa (CO!)... 4:32 PM
  • MontyNostry: At a certain point, Bernarda Fink might have made an ideal Dorabella to Renee Fleming’s... 4:30 PM
  • peter: I adore Bernarda Fink. She’s made numerous recordings, mostly lieder and Bach but has not... 4:07 PM
  • m. croche: Permit me to repost an oldie, but goodie, an excerpt from the opera “She’s Lost Her... 3:59 PM
  • Will: Let me add a few points to John’s excellent review and one of the comments. There is a connection... 3:57 PM

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La Scoopenda tries on Vera Galupe-Borszkh‘s mantle of grandezza for an interview with the Philadelphia Inquirer (“I don’t even know where Indiana, Pa., is – but I’m going there soon, for a concert”), describing herself as being from the old school, “especially compared to the young turks running around on the operatic stages in Europe these days, sometimes wearing nothing but their underwear. Opera over there has become quite a youthful pursuit and competitive sport.”