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  • laddie: Timely quiz- Fidelio on Medici tomorrow from Verbier, conducted by Minkowski, and of course later in... 7:03 PM
  • steveac10: But Pecheurs is an even easier sell. Especially if you can cast a baritone and tenor who have six... 6:53 PM
  • MontyNostry: There is a big profile of Herlitzius in the August edition of Opera magazine, which is... 6:39 PM
  • Orion: Fine with pleasure Grimoaldo, and will read also Manou’s report too ;) I will give you my... 6:24 PM
  • Camille: Exactly what I had in mind! Now, let’s hope he doesn’t try to strangle her... 6:20 PM
  • DellaCasaFan: Buster, these are fantastic hits for the first run. It took me more than one listening for a... 6:20 PM
  • grimoaldo: Yes we are interested Orion (some of us anyway) please report ( I hope manou will too)! 6:05 PM
  • grimoaldo: “CuirassR 21; is not a word you hear very often, it brings to my mind “This tight... 6:01 PM
  • Orion: Kashaniar, I read your comment with great interest, because I know that many people have the same... 5:58 PM
  • Stendhal: Your comment is a perfect example of ideological thinking that has become accepted as fact by... 5:54 PM

The singing dead

“Somehow with opera, just as with theatre, it turns out that the monster’s head still hasn’t been cut off. Or else, like any monster worthy of the name, it keeps finding ways to rise from the grave.” Occasional friend of the box Joseph Cermatori offers an obituary of sorts for opera in New York in 2011-2012 in PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art.