Cher Public

  • manou: Lo Scalia da Satan 8:28 PM
  • steveac10: The more the details and ramifications of this situation come to light (although really they’ve been brewing for at least... 8:21 PM
  • armerjacquino: It’s ‘rallentate& #8217;. She’s talking to a bunch of people, not her best mate. 7:40 PM
  • zinka: I spoke to Marcello’s friend..He almost cancelled..but went on…The PIRA is what he was about… I hear the... 7:30 PM
  • zinka: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=JEYy 3fRrzOg at 3:06..Fedora starts the “Deh rallentati,o barbari” BUT this is... 7:27 PM
  • Patrick Mack: ” The square in Amiens effectively suggested a train station but then so did Manon’s cavernous Paris bedroom ”... 7:25 PM
  • uwsinnyc: Fantastic review! Pleasure to read. The Times review panned the production but thought more highly of the lead singers. Still, I... 7:07 PM
  • antikitschychick: LOL well Levine is reportedly 72 while Scalia was 79. I feel bad for his family and friends (including Justice Ginsburg... 7:05 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.