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  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: Sempre L., don’t worry or apologize: I am on my third cocktail. As I... 2:15 AM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: That being said, Porgy, Cossotto did join the Met for tour performances as... 1:40 AM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: Rob, I am sincerely sorry that you are disappointed by both of my “La bohème”... 1:17 AM
  • Buster: How were the Ewoks? httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=Jv4t gHh7mBI 1:15 AM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: Rob, I will readily confess that sound on the 1948 “La bohème” is not up to... 1:11 AM
  • DeepSouthSenior: I love exchanges like this! The best of Parterre in miniature: Opera knowledge shining... 12:13 AM
  • Krunoslav: No, it was this: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=dtJS LZnKCv0 The name, in Russian , is... 11:42 PM
  • Lohenfal: I don’t have any answers to your questions, but they are worth considering. I always give... 11:41 PM
  • rofrano: Ronald Wilford. 11:40 PM
  • messa di voce: “Teresa Zylis-Gara was to appear as Liza” The Met was going to do Lady in the... 11:34 PM

Somewhere there’s a blu-ray of happiness

According to the generally reliable Wagneropera.net, the 2012 Bayreuth production of Parsifal directed by Stefan Herheim will be released on Blu-ray and DVD by Opus Arte in April 2013. (This is as good a reason as La Cieca can think of to ask for a Blu-ray player for Christmas, the better to scrutinize every detail of this groundbreaking staging.)   Read more »