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Grazie Millo

There are, on rare occasions, moments in a live performance where some intangible symbiotic relationship between audience and performer creates an instant that borders on the sublime; where collectively they breathe as one and inhabit a singular emotional space. Such a moment was achieved near the end of the first half of Aprile Millo’s Zankel Hall recital on Wednesday evening.  Read more »

A very Millo sequel

“Can the Diva Who Once Ruled the Met Make a Comeback?” asks Zachary Woolfe in the New York Times, and who even needs to ask who he’s talking about?  Read more »

The queen’s speech

Legendary diva and long-time friend of parterre box Aprile Millo offers a gracious and witty speech in acceptance of the Verdi d’Oro Prize in Busseto, awarded by the Amici di Verdi, on Saturday, July 14, 2018. Read more »

Tales of the Bavarian baloney pony

In November, everyone wanted to hear more about Jonas Kaufmann‘s Johnson. The top parterre stories of last month follow the jump.  Read more »