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  • Bill: Camille – you do not seem too enthusiastic about much this Met season. This Judith in Bluebeard ,... 6:26 PM
  • 98rsd: It may be true about the original (although I saw it and didn’t get that) but I doubt very much... 5:35 PM
  • steveac10: I’ve only heard him in Pittsburgh as well. He strikes me as a solid, if not very imaginative... 5:16 PM
  • ML: Of course. 5:15 PM
  • pavel: One of the unfortunate aspects of the internet is that it gives assorted wingnuts and windbags a... 5:08 PM
  • Dabrowski: This whole thing makes my blood boil, and I’ve probably said all I have to say on it.... 4:58 PM
  • m. croche: With a Russian invasion of Ukraine underway, perhaps it’s time to revisit an interview that... 4:25 PM
  • Camille: Dear la vociaccia, The date of Michaela Martens turn as Judit, the Woman who should have kept her... 4:14 PM
  • mirywi: Will there be a special on offer at Genevieve’s Rumpus Room in honor of Richard Tucker Day?... 4:02 PM
  • kashania: I really don’t think that’s in the cards, especially after the backlash that Gelb has... 3:49 PM

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 »