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  • Lohengrin: P&M is in Prinzregententheat er, not in Nationaltheater. Could be it is a “technical problem” to bring and... 7:36 PM
  • PCally: Camille, don’t go there with Meier! She’s just phenomenal in the role! (I’m kidding, go wherever you want lol,... 7:31 PM
  • phoenix: I thought there was something strange with the title of this thread – Cincinnati is not in the Midwest – like New... 7:27 PM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: There were only Botero 10 canvases of his latest project spread over two floors: his vision of saints, all... 7:25 PM
  • La Cieca: La Cieca’s editing skills grow weaker every day: the above piece is not by Donna Anna (though that formidable lady has a... 6:54 PM
  • vilbastarda: Manou, I take offense, all my life I was the only one that was always right and everyone else was wrong. So please... 6:52 PM
  • manou: Wow JML! That’s some vacation. As someone about to spend time in Dorset with all the family (18 of us), I am most definitely... 6:46 PM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: She and a gentleman companion have been romping up and down Alps, swimming in the Züricher See, going to... 6:42 PM

The sun also rises

If you’re the sort who prefers his diva to be an unapproachable sphinx prone to infuriating cancellations while radiating ennui, I suspect that the sunny, hard-working, grateful persona of American mezzo soprano Joyce DiDonato will not appeal to you at all. Yet she is surely one of today’s top divas as witnessed at Carnegie Hall Sunday afternoon at the rapturously received final stop of her recent concert tour celebrating the release of her latest CD on Virgin Classics, the wittily named Drama Queens.   Read more »