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Eve of destruction

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Mounting Verdi’s French grand operas in their original language is no longer as unusual as it once was.

Tell me about the rabbits

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Our Own JJ confesses he just doted on Heartbreak Express, but "You Us We All was not my cup of twee."

Humans of old Madrid

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Bare Opera, the feisty little company that gave Debussy’s exquisite L’Enfant Prodigue in Chelsea last spring, is now operating in chic, rundown Bushwick where so many original enterprises sprout.

Consider the subtleness of the sea

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Hopefully the assignment of Herman Melville’s endless whaling opus Moby-Dick as compulsory reading for High School students is a thing of the past.

Glass warfare

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Saturday’s Washington National Opera premiere of a new version of Philip Glass and Christopher Hampton’s Appomattox had everything going for it but the opera.

Girl of the Golden North

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Two years before she brought the role to Wiener Staatsoper in a production somewhat dominated by Jonas Kaufmann, soprano Nina Stemme sang her first-ever Minnie in La fanciulla del West at Stockholm’s Royal Opera.  To my ears, the voice...Show More Summary

We are all enfants de la Patrie

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La Cieca hears that the Metropolitan Opera will perform "La Marseillaise" before this afternoon's performance of Tosca.

La figlia dell’aria

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For her third solo recording, Olga Peretyatko summons the two men who launched her career less than a decade ago

Enigma variation

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On Thursday evening Jennifer Wilson “finally” made a belated, disappointing Met debut as Turandot opposite the rather more satisfactory Calaf of another newbie—Yusif Eyvazov.

American gothic

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On this day in 1940, Walt Disney's animated film Fantasia was released, with the unique credit "Special Lyrics for 'Ave Maria' by Rachel Field."

Freud Schaden

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Lyric Opera of Chicago's newly-released financial reports for fiscal year 2015 reveal the company's ticket sale income decreased by almost $3 million between FY 2014 and FY 2015.

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