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  • Quanto Painy Fakor: Yippie! Even though I love the Goddard finale too, they use the original Bizet music to... 3:39 PM
  • Quanto Painy Fakor: Great to know that Coloraturafan gets out of the house now and then! httpv://www.you... 3:31 PM
  • Feldmarschallin: Hopefully you will get the geography right this time :) Let me know when you plan to come.... 2:53 PM
  • Howling in Tune: She is said to be suffering from serious back problems these days and to be unable to stand... 2:52 PM
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  • antikitschychick: “On a different topic I see that Intermezzo has stopped posting and the last entry is... 2:33 PM
  • Feldmarschallin: ok thanks will try that. 2:30 PM
  • Quanto Painy Fakor: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=amSB 2kBQ0vM httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=s... 2:28 PM
  • Feldmarschallin: Thanks. The Schwanewilms I have and it is great. I was amazed at the Liebestod which is not... 2:23 PM
  • Guestoria Unpopularenka: use* 2:19 PM

Scarred for life

“This, after all, is opera, opera in New York, not some dainty pastime like professional hockey, and the stage is crowded with grumbling members of the old guard who aren’t renewing subscriptions, disenchanted reviewers, vendors of vitriol on blogs like Parterre Box…” [New York Times]

Bloomberg onions

Clifton Webb, silly!The multi-slashed Manuela Hoelterhoff (Bloomberg editrix/spouse to disgruntled New York City Opera intendant manquée Francesca Zambello/grouch emeritus) dipped her goose quill in venom this morning once again to take on her favorite subject, i.e., how NYCO has gone to hell in a handbasket ever since they didn’t hire her girlfriend to run the place.  Read more »