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  • NPW-Paris: No doubt it’s less common in Europe. I’ve seen Candide once in the last 13 years and certainly wouldn’t mind... 10:43 AM
  • WindyCityOperaman: Apparently she died five months ago, December 31, 2015. It was only announced today. Strange. 10:31 AM
  • WindyCityOperaman: RIP singer and actress Beth Howland httpvh://www.youtu be.com/watch?v=UuQ ea2eVL2Y 10:16 AM
  • semira mide: Although Fallujah is not my cup of tea (neither music or subject) it is a very effective work,according to a friend who was... 10:02 AM
  • merveilleux: Has anyone heard any updates about Anna Netrebko’s next recording project? She was intermittently updating her... 9:52 AM
  • WindyCityOperaman: httpvh://www.youtu be.com/watch?v=1dV h-lh9XFo 9:45 AM
  • messa di voce: Sorry, but it’s time to give up on Candide – some great music, but Voltaire’s cardboard cutout figures do... 9:20 AM
  • CarlottaBorromeo: Zachary James (The Scribe) was born in Rhode Island, grew up in Florida and studied in Florida, Tennessee and New York.... 7:30 AM

Rodelinda, regina del primo piano

I half-wanted to dislike it; my expectations were very low. Renée Fleming in the Baroque, after her very uncertain recent outings in bel canto! Let’s face it; this year, her Rossini (Armida) and Donizetti (Lucrezia Borgia) did not cover her in glory. How, at this HD relay on December 3, would she cope with Handel’s stitchery, hardly less complex for the voice than that of Rossini?  Read more »