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  • Quanto Painy Fakor: Yes, I too would love to meet you and your Herzog So Blau, So blau some day. I never knew... 9:11 AM
  • CwbyLA: Thanks Poison Ivy. They seem very reasonable candidates. 9:07 AM
  • NPW-Paris: A friend of mine is trying to learn Hungarian at the moment but it seems to be plunging him into... 9:06 AM
  • NPW-Paris: Hehe, re Meier, I just found this in my archives, on the subject of a Mattila recital: ‘Some... 9:03 AM
  • Camille: Oh you do?? Perhaps we shall bump noggins there un bel dì! That would be nice. Chock Full o Nuts... 9:01 AM
  • manou: She will have to be a first class swimmer not to sink in that role. 8:58 AM
  • Batty Masetto: Thanks for the other link Quanto, just downloaded and it looks fascinating. Now if I can just... 8:57 AM
  • NPW-Paris: Also, she had enough magnetism to help you (help, at least) not be over-distracted by Bill... 8:56 AM
  • Batty Masetto: I think Monty’s got it – we just watched Meier in the Kupfer Parsifal the other... 8:53 AM
  • NPW-Paris: It was Brussels and later, in the same Warlikowsi production, the Théâtre des Champs Elysées. I... 8:53 AM

Give until it hurts

Sadly reduced to penury by music fans illegally downloading his music, the once-mighty Placido Domingo has resorted to whoring himself out to a recording industry organization whose noble purpose is to assure that sleazy A&R people continue to afford top-quality cocaine and hookers hard-working artists will receive just compensation for their work. Well, the legendary tenor has to keep busy after all, and apparently in the middle of worldwide recesssion nobody seems to think it’s a good idea to give him another opera company to run into the ground. [Bloomberg]