[Dr. B: This is an interview from DIE ZEIT, on May 7, 2013 by Christine Lemke-Matwey. Thanks to the Forum. The interviewer has a somewhat literary style that is a bit beyond my capabilities, but I will do what I can.]Cecilia Bartoli ...
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These guys are in Baden Baden for Don Giovanni. The picture is by Catherine Pisaroni. The cast is Erwin Schrott as Don Giovanni, Luca Pisaroni as Leporello, Anna Netrebko as Donna Anna, Charles Castronovo as Don Ottavio, Jonathan Lema...
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I selected this picture because it looks like the interior of the Davis Community Church where I attended a concert of the American Bach Soloists conducted by Jeffrey Thomas. This is my second visit after the Bach St. John Passion. You...
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The reviews are in and everyone loves Jonas Kaufmann and Anja Harteros in Verdi's Don Carlo at the Royal Opera in London.Here's the review in the Telegraph.And here is the rave from Opera Today.Here we have the Independent. My posting of...
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This is the new guy at the Sacramento State opera theater: Omari Tau. This weekend he put on Triptych, An Evening of One-Act Operas, consisting of Samuel Barber's A Hand of Bridge, Mark Bucci's Sweet Betsy From Pike and Seymour Barab's...
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I'm always on the lookout for new sexy pictures of opera singers. Here are a few.This one is called Rene Pape Easy Rider. I'm not too young to remember this movie.This is Noah Stewart in The Pearl Fishers. He works out.Every picture of...
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Today I am discovering this aria by Erich Korngold. How did I miss this? This one by Elisabeth Schwarzkopf is amazing. Listen to them all and find your favorite. Glück, das mir verblieb,rück zu mir, mein treues Lieb. Abend sinkt im H...
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For a German Anja Harteros is damned amazing in this Italian masterpiece. She is becoming this.
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There is so much to write about Handel's Giulio Cesare simulcast from the Met. Let's start with this head which appears broken in the production. We're clear that this is Pompey the Great, right? Not Julius Caesar who looked more like...
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Last night Opera Parallèle presented Samuel Barber’s Hand of Bridge and Leonard Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti at Z Space in San Francisco. To date I have loved everything they did, (see here, here and here) but not this time. Most of w...
score: 1 12 days ago