Cher Public

  • JohninSeattle: I agree with everyone about the Grand Inquisitor scene… it was awful in every way imaginable. Chicagoing I believe... 12:06 PM
  • jackoh: I guess that what sparks outrage in each of us differs among us. 11:39 AM
  • DonCarloFanatic: Sorry to hear that. The Grand Inquisitor’s terrifying appearance despite his blindness is the most riveting moment... 11:19 AM
  • gustave of montreal: If I were to attend La Juive a story in the old city of Konstanz, and find the singers in modern dress with coats... 10:35 AM
  • chicagoing: The manner in which the Grand Inquisitor’s blindness was handled, a dramatic choice about which I believe there is no... 10:24 AM
  • The Poet Lenski: Opolais withdrew from the production. No explanation was given. 10:10 AM
  • Krunoslav: “Josef von Manowarda” Among the most savage and regular denouncers of fellow artists as Jews, Communists and... 9:42 AM
  • Krunoslav: I thouGHt Silvestrelli was DREADFUL- top and bottom splayed, ugly heavy vibrato throughout, zero gravitas. He looked like... 9:39 AM

And no bones!

Apparently, opera fans got the bright side of the bargain: say “Macbeth” in the theater and you court cataclysm; utter the name in the opera house and, as often as not, you merely predict disappointment.  Read more »