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  • Bill: Mrs.jc – Sciutti was very fine as Susanna -her sound was not as full as Seefried’s or... 11:59 AM
  • Cocky Kurwenal: Yes, Regina must have seen Roschmann’s Susanna on his travels somewhere, she has only... 11:48 AM
  • redbear: Warning! Excessive consumption could be hazardous to your health and irritate those whom you are... 11:37 AM
  • Milady DeWinter: Wonderful critique, Rowna – thank you. (I liked the fast recits too, a real time... 11:35 AM
  • Rowna: The chat last night was a lot of fun. We all tried to help each other as the feed on some browsers... 11:04 AM
  • Feldmarschallin: Mrs Claggart it is so nice to have you back here. Hope you stay. 11:00 AM
  • Bill: MMII – yes listen to Schwarzkopf as the Countess and there are many renditions of her meltingly... 10:58 AM
  • uwsinnyc: Yes – much as I love Levine, I agree- this seemed a bit inconsistent. Parts too heavy, parts... 10:51 AM
  • Chester: Loved Mattei too; liked Peteresen after Act 1. I expected more for Ildar and thought Leonard was... 10:48 AM
  • Bill: Rowna – on the contrary I found Upshaw vocally unalluring as Susanna – hardly one of my... 10:45 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 »