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Heather Harper 1930-2019

The distinguished British soprano died today. She was 88.   Read more »

Ye shall know them by their fruits

Quite an eye-opener from the Staatsoper Stuttgart this morning at 11:00 AM: a live video stream of Prokofiev’s Love of Three Oranges! Player and discussion are after the jump. Read more »

A little more mascara

Happy 83rd birthday mezzo-soprano Fiorenza CossottoRead more »

Sophisticated Hades

The sexiest moment on Broadway this season features a 73-year-old man and a single button.

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Muscle of love

On this day in 2005, the Metropolitan Opera presented a new production of Faust.

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Gods and monsters

Legrenzi married the quirky libretto to a score of transcendental beauty.

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Broadcast: La clemenza di Tito

All roads lead to Rome.

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“No, that was me!”

On this day in 2015 Renée Fleming made her Broadway debut in Joe DiPietro‘s comedy Living on Love.

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