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Sussex appeal

Countertenor Jakub Jozef Orlinski will jump into Glyndebourne Opera’s production of Handel’s Rinaldo after mezzo-soprano Elizabeth DeShong pulled out “for personal reasons.” Photo: M. Sharkey

Of course it is happening inside your head, but why on earth should that mean it is not real?

This is such natural casting La Cieca is ashamed she didn’t think of it earlier: Jakub Józef Orlinski as Harry Potter!  Read more »

Boy meets world

The shocking arrest of David Daniels and his husband along with a flurry of other incidents over the past few days compelled me to ruminate on the current state of countertenordom.  Read more »

Boys of the baroque

In less than 10 days two outstanding countertenors, Franco Fagioli and Jakub Józef Orlinski, visited London.

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