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  • Poison Ivy: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=KeYf -rhMQIQ 10:15 AM
  • operadunce: According to the article the doctors are all volunteers. They get to see the show for free though. 9:47 AM
  • PCally: I the first time I saw her live in Jenufa I barely knew who she was. It was really an amazingly... 9:45 AM
  • Rackon: Thanks for posting this JML – I’m looking forward to listening to it on (my day off)... 9:36 AM
  • LT: That must be a sweet job. Peddling tylenol to indisposed singers and getting a good salary and benefits... 9:34 AM
  • PCally: Bill, Popp sang a records only Elisabeth in the late 1980s for Bernard Haitink. Tbh I imagine she... 9:25 AM
  • semira mide: Amused that the Times mentioned the seat location for the house doctor. Perhaps the Met will be... 8:58 AM
  • Buster: Barton sings the Alto Rhapsody at the Proms: http://www.bbc.co. uk/events/e9nrzc Kaufmann and De... 8:05 AM
  • Ilka Saro: I remember watching Westbroek a few years ago as Sieglinde. During the whole long duet at the end... 6:53 AM
  • Buster: Frankfurt 15-6 looks great: http://www.oper-fr ankfurt.de/de/page 1019.cfm 5:13 AM

The Met: What is to be done?

Coming as Peter Gelb did from the music industry, opera lovers hoped that he would display a more distinctive knack for casting and an improved talent pipeline than Joe Volpe offered during the waning years of his tenure.   Read more »

Danielle fires back

The leading lady of the Bayerische Staatsoper’s production of La Calisto has taken to the Twitters to respond to the recent discussion of her comments about Miley Cyrus. Read more »

With one look

Lyric Opera of Chicago’s 2014-2015 season will consist of Tannhäuser, The Passenger, Tosca, Porgy and Bess, Il Trovatore, Anna Bolena, Capriccio and Don Giovanni. This is according to a leaked screenshot from a part of the company’s website that obviously was not supposed to go public until about early February. Thanks to the sharp eyes of @sasherka (not pictured) who spotted the glitch! Read more »

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Tweet and lowdown

Everyone can go home now, because Twitter has reached its zenith.

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… and now the worse news

A couple of tweets from Thomas Hampson detailing some grisly-sounding future projects.

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Couldn’t you just eat him up?

ust when you thought it was impossible to adore Yannick Nézet-Séguin any more than you already did…

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How tweet the sound

“I will be on #Broadway again!”

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And painted birds do hush their singing

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Divina comedy

So this is what it looks like when Faye Dunaway teaches Danielle DeNiese to sing “Vieni t’affretta” from Verdi’s Macbeth.

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Devil’s playground

UPDATE: Blogger Out West Arts reflects on the “Occupy Wall Street” incident at the Met’s Faust last night, noting that the shouts (and various responses from members of the audience) did not interrupt the music.

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