Cher Public

  • Camille: Also this: I absolutely do not understand this phrase within this context: “possessed a vocally difused soprano” What... 6:29 PM
  • Sanford: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=KqJw V-QmTH8 6:16 PM
  • Sanford: Susan Dunn is amazing in that clip. I have the DVD of Giovanna D’Arco with her directed by Werner Herzog and while she... 6:14 PM
  • Camille: He was referring to the milieu of the Polka Saloon, no? Where Wowkle never sets foot, even if Billy Jackrabbit does, in some... 6:09 PM
  • operablogger: Santa Fe Opera is performing “Fanciulla&# 8221; this summer, and Opera Colorado has it on its schedule for November... 6:04 PM
  • Krunoslav: “A lone female figure within a homosocial milieu” Only if one counts– like the Trumpies– Caucasians... 5:59 PM
  • Krunoslav: Debbie Wasserman Schulz has-yet again- a LOT of explaining to do. Sometimes political figures merit operatic casting.... 5:41 PM
  • Krunoslav: ” Susan B. Anthony” Are you really old enough to have seen her City Opera Senta or Marietta? 5:30 PM

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]