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  • laddie: Wow, if you can wear this costume for a Blu-Ray DVD in the full bloom of pregnancy, then you deserve... 1:09 PM
  • antikitschychick: Lpl @ NPW-Paris…no w that would be a blast :-P. @Guestoria U: I didnt hear her sing... 12:35 PM
  • laddie: I guess you are talking about Kelsey and Fabiano not Demuro. Phew! 12:32 PM
  • Guestoria Unpopularenka: The red one is a muumuu. 12:30 PM
  • Buster: It came as a real surpise to me Gheorghiu was back at the Concertgebouw last year, after her silly... 12:26 PM
  • Guestoria Unpopularenka: I’d at least expect her to turn down the arm movements. 12:15 PM
  • Guestoria Unpopularenka: Oh, I don’t know about Puritani at all. She isn’t a high soprano and I... 12:10 PM
  • Cicciabella: Mock-heroic will do. 11:36 AM
  • Cicciabella: The grey and black dresses were indeed very elegant, worn with minimal jewellery. Then she went... 11:31 AM
  • NPW-Paris: I thought she might sing them “gleichzeitg ” and end with a display of fireworks. 11:10 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 »