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Art is domination!

Anna Netrebko is Maria Callas in Terrence McNally‘s Master Class! Read more »

“Art is domination”

The big news from the West End is that screen legend Emma Thompson is winning rave reviews for her performance as Maria Callas in Terrence McNally‘s Master Class, despite a production that has tactfully been called “eccentric.”

Their master’s voice

One of Mike Richter‘s most spectacular achievements was the remastering and digitization of the complete master classes conducted by Maria Callas at the Juilliard School in 1971-1972. Selections from his disc “Callas at Juilliard: The Master Classes” follow the jump. Read more »

Little Photoshop of Horrors

Now, don’t get La Cieca wrong, she’s very team Tyne Daly, and it’s not like your doyenne hasn’t been  known to hit the airbrush herself from time to time. But  who could think it was a good idea to present La Divina, even post-retouch, as a finalist on RuPaul’s Drag Race? [New York Times]