Cher Public

  • luvtennis1: Too bad you didn’t care for the piece! It is kitschy. GGM can be pretty kitschy too when you think about it. I... 5:57 PM
  • Krunoslav: “As far as the comment that Cerha’s editiion wasn’t ready for the Met’s 1979 production, that’s incorrect. Here’s the... 5:12 PM
  • PCally: Camille, I’ve heard this recording before and Silja, with maybe a couple of exceptions takes all the lower option, though... 4:52 PM
  • Krunoslav: Silja was terrific as the Kostelnicka, but I envy your having heard Jurinac. “Not since Sylvia Fisher…̶ 1; 4:47 PM
  • armerjacquino: Don’t. It just got even better! 4:45 PM
  • chicagoing: “I do, however, look forward to future performances at Florida Grand Opera and the Glimmerglass Festival… 221; 4:27 PM
  • Operngasse: Sigh – Really can’t rely on the memory anymore. The Jenufa was fall 1980 at San Francisco, but the Kostelnicka... 4:14 PM
  • armerjacquino: She had them in 66- my parents saw her as Konstanze. 4:09 PM

Bohemienne

Ailyn PerezSoprano Ailyn Pérez has been named the recipient of the 11th annual Beverly Sills Artist Award for young singers at the Metropolitan Opera. The $50,000 award, the largest of its kind in the United States, is designated for “extraordinarily gifted singers between the ages of 25 and 40 who have already appeared in featured solo roles at the Met,” according to the Met’ press office.  Read more »

E d’ogni re maggior il Trubadur!

UPDATE: A sleep-deprived La Cieca and DeCaffarrelli unanimously hail has reviewed the results once more and, in a revised ruling, declares a tie between Trubadur (pictured) and Giasone at 27 all as winners of the “Ladies in the Dark” vocal ID competition. Read more »