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Text appeal

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What makes Norma such a high-profile role in the soprano repertory?

Woolfe at the door

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Longtime Friend of the Box Zachary Woolfe (left) climbs onto the masthead of the New York Times as their new classical music editor, starting Monday.

From a distance

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Things coming in the future, cher public: Anna Netrebko sings Adriana, Maddalena and Turandot; Stefan Herheim directs Der Ring des Nibelungen.

Protestant movement

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La Cieca is sure that Meyerbeer fanatics will be delighted to hear that the Royal Opera House Covent Garden is preparing a new staging of Les Huguenots.

The kids are not all right

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“'They’re young… they’re in love… and they kill people' goes the tagline for the 1968 film Bonnie and Clyde, but the slogan could apply almost as well to the outlaw pair at the center of the Metropolitan Opera’s white-hot revival of Massenet’s Manon."

Spring can really hang you up the most

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Zeljko Lucic has withdrawn from his spring Met engagements due to illness.

Ecco un artista!

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Just discovered: a Swedish documentary about Birgit Nilsson.

Ah, youth!

2 weeks agoArts : Parterre Box

Once again, your alte Jungfer is pleased to offer a performance by a polarizing diva: it seems that parterriani either love her or loathe her.

Opera snooze

2 weeks agoArts : Parterre Box

That much-anticipated and much-feared "exposé" about Peter Gelb and the Met? Almost completely rehash.

Jewels of the nile

2 weeks agoArts : Parterre Box

No two ways about it, cher public, you fell in love with the "They're only in it for the 'dp'" competition, and two of you came around the last turn neck and neck.

Where in the world is Cecilia Bartoli?

2 weeks agoArts : Parterre Box

"Famed mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli has canceled her California tour, including performances March 31 and April 2 at UC Berkeley's Zellerbach Hall."

“Give me Kitty Carlisle any day!”

2 weeks agoArts : Parterre Box

"On The Academy Awards [Lady Gaga] was a travesty. It was ridiculous, as it would be from any singer who treats that music in semi-operatic style."

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