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  • Feldmarschallin: For me the essential Tristan recordings are the Furtwängler, HvK with Mödl in absolute... 5:55 AM
  • Buster: Great interview with Fabiano, in English, despite the Ich will immer mehr: http://operalou... 5:54 AM
  • Feldmarschallin: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=Yzzl IBu8-No 5:46 AM
  • Feldmarschallin: Today is the 42nd birthday of Anja Harteros. Her singing of Tosca was highly anticipated and... 5:45 AM
  • Porgy Amor: Vespri was the opera that got me off on a bad foot with her. Years ago I had dinner with a friend... 4:02 AM
  • La Cieca: In fact, Grimoaldo’s dream exactly describes how opera was done in a number of American... 3:30 AM
  • La Cieca: You “believe? 221; How do you think a career is managed, by reading Bible verses? A decent... 3:15 AM
  • La Cieca: I’m still waiting to hear Sondra sounding great in Vespri — her Met performances were... 3:11 AM
  • La Cieca: That performance is quite amazing, and so is (in a different way) her 1970 La Scala performance of... 3:08 AM
  • La Cieca: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=6mCf iD7-Nq0 3:04 AM

O Caftan! My Caftan!

Unconcealed by the voluminous folds of this Jessyesqe muumuu is queen-sized talent Jeffery Roberson (also known as Varla Jean Merman), who will make his New York opera debut later this week, in, modestly enough, The Medium, everyone’s favorite supernatural Menotti Broadway slasher opera. Details for this event— which might have been genetically engineered to appeal to the mind of the average parterrian—follow the jump.   Read more »