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“Due to a family situation in Europe” “Due to a family situation in Europe”

Ildar Abdrazakov has had to withdraw from LOC’s Don Giovanni.

on October 17, 2019 at 12:16 PM
What opera is this, anyway? What opera is this, anyway?

“I showed up at dress rehearsal and doggone it, they were doing Turandot instead. Was my face ever red!”

on October 15, 2019 at 11:41 AM
Who’s that girl? Who’s that girl?

Here’s a look at the genuinely sensational performance by Asmik Grigorian in a new Manon Lescaut in Frankfurt.

on October 13, 2019 at 6:23 PM
The baton is passed The baton is passed

Chorus girls declare red alert.

on October 08, 2019 at 1:41 PM
Goodbye Los Angeles: Domingo resigns Goodbye Los Angeles: Domingo resigns

“The opera superstar Plácido Domingo resigned from his position as general director of Los Angeles Opera and withdrew from his upcoming performances there on Wednesday. ” [New York Times]

on October 02, 2019 at 2:05 PM
Domingo jumps (or was pushed?) Domingo jumps (or was pushed?)

“The Met and Mr. Domingo are in agreement that he needed to step down”

on September 24, 2019 at 5:22 PM
“Among others” “Among others”

“Here’s just one more catastrophic crisis — and it seems that at the Met, sufficiently powerful, popular men are beyond reproach.”

on September 20, 2019 at 12:21 PM