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  • luvtennis: Good Lord! I am going to write a play for the two of you called “The English Agent.”... 4:08 PM
  • manou: Corpus delicti: https://vimeo.com/ 66344163 3:51 PM
  • PCally: Krunoslav, what are you talking about? Did it ever occur to you that someone might have heard Rhian... 3:32 PM
  • armerjacquino: You really can’t resist making up people’s arguments, can you? I say that... 3:31 PM
  • Krunoslav: Netrebko’s hiring as Zerlina — at SFO, the Met or the ROH- was not a special case but... 3:21 PM
  • PCally: I hope it is. His Ernani was embarrassing. 3:02 PM
  • Lady Abbado: I’ve read or heard in an interview a while ago that Gheorghiu was offered Mimi for her ROH... 2:56 PM
  • armerjacquino: I’m not choosing to believe anything of the kind- nice attempt at derailing the... 2:55 PM
  • Krunoslav: Something must have made Peter Katona VERY sure what he was getting in Gheorghiu in 1992. If you... 2:47 PM
  • Tubsinger: I’m with you, Sanford. I love that recording; as much as I love Verrett, Troyanos does an... 2:45 PM

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.