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Ecco il Valhalla!

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On this day in 452 Attila laid siege to the metropolis of Aquileia.

Opera Syria

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“The music’s fun, but doesn’t Rossini repeat himself?”

In all the music my heart sings to you

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Born on this day in 1914 soprano Eleanor Steber.

The intelligent homosexual

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Happy 60th birthday playwright Tony Kushner. 

What a tale could be told

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On this day in 1949 Miss Liberty opened at the Imperial Theater, to run 308 performances.

Woman behind bars

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“Trove Thursday” presentsFerdinando Paër’s 1804 Leonora ossia L’Amore coniugale.

And the award goes to…

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On this day in 1668 Antonio Cesti's opera Il pomo d'oro premiered in Vienna.

And now a word from our sponsor

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La Cieca sends kudos our most faithful benefactors.

“I never expect to see a perfect work from an imperfect man”

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On this day in 1804 Former United States Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton died after being shot in a pistol duel by Vice President Aaron Burr.

Biblical sense

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Shirley Verrett remains one of my all-time favorite artists, and I am pleased to introduce her to my Mixcloud site in one of her parade roles: the femme fatale in Saint-Saëns’ Samson et Dalila.

Northern light

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Happy 92nd birthday tenor Nicolai Gedda.

Gut’ Bess’rung dem Meister!

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Happy 47th birthday and get well soon tenor Jonas Kaufmann.

Maralin Niska 1926-2016

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Soprano Maralin Niska, a mainstay of New York City Opera and America's regional opera companies from the 1960s through the 1980s, died at her home in Santa Fe yesterday.

“Soffre il mio corpo, ma tranquilla ho l’alma”

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Happy 47th birthday and get well soon tenor Jonas Kaufmann.

Drunk in love

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According to my taste, Die Fledermaus is an intoxicating opera

Kavalierbariton

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Born on this day in 1929 baritone Eberhard Waechter.

The singer’s art

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Call me old fashioned, but when I go to the opera, I go to hear beautiful singing.

“It wasn’t my intention to get notoriety”

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On this day in 2009, Zachary Woolfe made his debut as an opera critic in the Observer.

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