Second guess Second guess

“An earlier version of this post referred incorrectly to the gender of the mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton. Ms. Barton is a woman.”

on August 14, 2013 at 11:24 PM
Durch Mitleid wissend Durch Mitleid wissend

There is applause at the end of the opera, not none at all.

on February 24, 2013 at 11:12 AM
The shock of the new The shock of the new

“The article also referred imprecisely to offerings in the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s 2012-13 season.”

on August 09, 2012 at 3:26 PM

Well, actually, it appears Michael Riedel was misinformed. (Alert the media!) The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess is, in fact, coming to Broadway. [New York Times]

on September 14, 2011 at 5:25 PM

“In an April 9 story about tenor Juan Diego Florez helping deliver his baby minutes before singing in the Metropolitan Opera production of Le Comte Ory, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the soprano starring in the broadcast was Renee Fleming. The singer was Diana Damrau. Fleming was the host.” [AP]

on April 13, 2011 at 6:56 PM

A correction from the Met press office:  

on February 16, 2011 at 11:05 PM