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  • danpatter: Goerke’s “Hojotoho 221; is indeed thrilling. There’s even a fairly decent trill. That trill was also on... 2:20 AM
  • Krunoslav: “the Czech soprano Gabriela Benacková” Do not call her than in Bratislava! She made a great career inPrague but she... 1:18 AM
  • Sanford: Roberta Peters was the reason I became an opera singer. When I was 14 or 15, I heard her sing the Vilialied on Dinah... 12:22 AM
  • antikitschychick: LOL @ this and your previous comment. Perhaps you and Verret are right. Also, I’m sure Elina, La Rad and Mariusz... 11:29 PM
  • antikitschychick: Hi Neil, thank you for sharing your thoughts about Rad’s Norma. Having listened to a couple of live broadcasts... 11:20 PM
  • LT: This whole paraNorma activity reminded me of Verrett’s autobiography, in which she says that Norma is one of the most overrated... 10:14 PM
  • antikitschychick: https://cdn.meme.a m/instances/500x/4 4843606.jpg 9:19 PM
  • LT: Polenzani was wonderful in his role. Costello? He would have needed CPR during his aria. 8:39 PM

Heaven must be missing 14 angels

The Hänsel und Gretel discussions over the holidays plunged me down a YouTube rabbit hole, and while I was grubbing around down there I saw an amount of directorial Fail at one particular point that was surprising in such a reliable old warhorse.   Read more »

Small and funny and fine

The already legendary performance of that role of roles Madame Rose by the ineffable Imelda Staunton may now be seen on YouTube (right after the jump, in fact!)   Read more »

I gave my love a cherry that had no tone

Rufus (Prima Donna) Wainwright sinks his teeth into a little Mascagni, partnered by a very game Sarah Fox.   Read more »

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Elektral college

La Cieca thought the cher public might like to share some of their favorite Elektra videos and anecdotes.

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Jumpin’ Jehovah!

In between gazing at tonight’s Super Blood Moon, cher public, you are invited to post your favorite moon-related YouTube videos in the comments section below.

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Anna behind bars

Anna Netrebko adds yet another veristic aria to her burgeoning repertoire: “L’altra notte in fondo al mare” from Boito’s Mefistofele.

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Tony, “Danza”

Exclusively for you, the loyal parterriani, here’s a sneak preview video from Joyce and Tony: Live at Wigmore Hall.

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The Rusticana at the end of the universe

Jonas Kaufmann in a wifebeater is but one of the attractions of the Salzburg Festival production of Cavalleria rusticana, a telecast of which you can peruse after the jump.

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Tre sbirri… una guyliner

Two questions answered in a single YouTube video.

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Your Coloraturafan dollars at work

The first two installments of Coloraturafan‘s interview series are now live.

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