Cher Public

  • jacobelli: Here are my updated guesses based on some of the hints that were given: 1. Licia Albanese 2. Dorothy Kirsten 3. Clara Petrella... 4:11 PM
  • moi: Actually I’m not sure if it is Hui He.. since The Paris Opera website only announces Netrebko’s cancellation, but not the... 4:09 PM
  • armerjacquino: I’ll give you a ha’penny at most. The ‘adult’ ; crack was aimed at Millington, but reading it back I... 4:08 PM
  • quoth the maven: um, OWE me 4:06 PM
  • quoth the maven: I’m reluctant to continue to engage in this, but “that’ s something I’d expect an adult to... 4:05 PM
  • manou: Yes! Not forgetting “casting pearls before swine”. 4:00 PM
  • antikitschychick: LOL yeah there’s also that. 3:59 PM
  • armerjacquino: David: dead right. A critic is there to review someone’s performance, not their shaggability. 3:59 PM

Schrödinger’s cat fancy

“So is opera as vibrant as ever, or is it hanging on by a thread? How to write the history of an art form that hovers, Schrödinger’s catlike, simultaneously alive and dead?” As we awaken from our holiday nap, what better reading to curl up with than a review by Zachary Woolfe (not pictured) of the new study A History of Opera?