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  • kashania: Some people still sing hosannas about this production and its “east-meets- west”... 2:33 PM
  • Krunoslav: Yes- the Somary is well worth having for Armstrong, Palmer and Watts. I certainly prefer ARJ and... 2:32 PM
  • m. croche: Yay! “Tu quoque” arguments never get old, do they? 2:08 PM
  • m. croche: Try this again: “Thinking of Worldly Pleasures” (aka “Lovestruck Nuns in Hell”) httpv://www.you... 2:06 PM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: Satisfied: if you missed applying in time for the 2015 festival (that is, no... 2:06 PM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: Satisfied: there are now two ways to order tickets for Bayreuth: 1) The... 2:03 PM
  • m. croche: Hi there, C-B: Yes, go see her! Sichuan Opera diva Shen Tiemei visited New York a couple of years... 2:02 PM
  • Chanterelle: Oh, and my only previous experience of Zhang Huan was one of those raw meat events, which ended... 1:56 PM
  • Chanterelle: Apparently I’m in a minority but I very much enjoyed the show in Brussels. Visually I... 1:52 PM
  • gal: Sorry if I misunderstood then. 1:46 PM

“But, doctor, all I came in for was an embolism…”

Placido Domingo Released From Hospital; Tenor Confirms He Will Sing Giovanna d’Arco” [Latinos Post]

The only work that really brings enjoyment


James Levine received $2.1 million in compensation from the Met for the 2010-2011 season, during which time he conducted 31 performances. His pay was about 150% that of Peter Gelb, who raked in $1.4 million in pay and benefits during that period. [Bloomberg Businessweek]