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Adriana Lecouvreur with the 1970s dream cast of Montserrat Caballé, José Carreras, and Fiorenza Cossotto.
Happy National Coming Out Day!
This year’s treat was Vittorio Gnecchi’s Cassandra, completed around 1905
I sat through the Met's Ring twice, and it never occurred to me that any thought had gone into it at all.
On this day in 1948 the Frank Loesser musical Where's Charley opened on Broadway.
Anna Netrebko and a ten-kilo evening cloak perform "In questa reggia," complete and live!
On this day in 1935 Porgy and Bess opened at the Alvin Theatre on Broadway.
On this day in 1947 Julie Styne's musical High Button Shoes premiered at the Broadway Theatre.
Finally the postponed Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg takes to the web today.
On this day in 1928 Cole Porter's musical Paris premiered at the Music Box Theatre.
"But mostly they were intoxicated with each other."
Jarrett Ott performs the Kenneth Fuchs monodrama Falling Man tonight at the at the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum.
On this day in 1982 the musical Cats opened on Broadway.
"He towered over the listless supporting cast like Daniel Day-Lewis guest-starring in a marionette show."
"Elvira, for whom Mozart reserved his gentlest, most compassionate music..."
A big "thank you" to the lovely advertisers who help keep parterre.com afloat.
La Cieca thought you, the cher public, might enjoy the return of some classic episodes of Unnatural Acts of Opera.
Born on this day in 1907 legendary costume designer Jean Louis.
Jean-Pierre Ponnelle’s production of L’Italiana in Algeri for the Met remains steadfastly ignorant of postcolonial theory.
Happy birthday to mean, moody, magnificent mezzo-soprano Rinat Shaham.