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Meet acute

Born on this day in 1890 two legendary tenors. Read more »

Our heroine

Happy 73rd birthday soprano Diana SovieroRead more »

Things to come

On this day in 1977 Alban Berg’s Lulu premiered at the Metropolitan Opera. Read more »

Out of the ordinary

On this day in 1951 soprano Victoria de los Angeles made her Metropolitan Opera debut as Marguerite.

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Got to get you into my wife

On this day in 1991 soprano Renée Fleming made her impromptu Metropolitan Opera stage debut as Countess Almaviva.

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Five times a lady

On this day in 1956 Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady opened at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, to run 2,717 performances.

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Where have all the flowers gone?

On this day in 1991, a new production of Wagner’s Parsifal premiered at the Metropolitan Opera.

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Grande dame

Happy 90th birthday mezzo-soprano Rosalind Elias.

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