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It takes a woman

Suddenly in the middle of March 2019 the Metropolitan Opera (or at least the flunky responsible for their Instagram) realized that perhaps a few of the company’s multitudes of stagehands and technicians might be of the feminine persuasion. Read more »

Al passato, ben vedete, ora è inutile pensar

Jonas Kaufmann demonstrates his current work ethic on La forza del destino by posting on Instagram a photograph taken in 2015 at a rehearsal of Andrea Chenier. (Thanks to SkateArtGuy for catching this!)

 

Sonya Yoncheva we love you get up

“I am so, so, so sorry I can’t perform tonight for the last Otello at the @metopera. Couple of hours ago at home, I was preparing for the show, when suddenly I collapsed. I feel very weak and I will certainly need few days to recover. Thank you so much for your comprehension,” writes Sonya Yoncheva on Instagram. Read more »

The hills are alive with the sound of muumuus

Now that you know what the costume is supposed to represent, it’s time to offer suggestions (with images if you like) as to what her outfit actually looks like.

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“A. Netrebko Sings Oltrano”

Overhearing preparations for the Salzburg Aïda.

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