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Saluting Kurt Moll

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"Trove Thursday” pays tribute to the great German bass Kurt Moll

Brasileira

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Born on this day in 1902 soprano Bidu Sayao.

Broadcast: Der Rosenkavalier

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Here's where you can discuss La Fleming's penultimate Marschallin, as these nice young people seem to be doing.

Glitter and be gala

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Finally, Peter Gelb brings camp back to opera!

Mai Fosca alla scena più tragica fu!

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On this day in 1994 Stephen Sondheim's Passion opened on Broadway.

Fifty shades of gold

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Anticipation of events like the Metropolitan Opera’s 50th Anniversary bash turns me back into the newly opera-soused kid who begged his parents to let him watch the highlights of the Bing Gala on the family color television.

T’would be a sacrilege to sing at another door

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"Did you ever have the feeling that you wanted to go, and then you had the feeling that you wanted to stay?"  This soul-searching question is likely running through the mind of Renée Fleming.

Keeping the faith

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Going into Washington National Opera’s final presentation of the season, Madama Butterfly, I feared that I might be geisha’d out.

Matchless!

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Douglas Moore’s score for The Ballad of Baby Doe has everything that could please and little that could offend.

Owning it

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Happy 33rd birthday tenor Michael Fabiano.

From the sublime to the stentorian

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W.C. Fields used to have a funny trope about in show business you should never work with children or animals. To that list should perhaps be added the soprano Anna Netrebko.

Elements of style

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Antonio Literes, a boy soprano from Majorca, had, we may presume, friends in high places.

Back to the beach

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Were La Rondine an IQ test, I’d be in trouble.

On this night of a thousand stars

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On this day in 1967 the Metropolitan Opera performed La Gioconda in Memphis, Tennessee.

The music, ho!

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Here's where the parterriani will surely gather to hear and to comment upon this evening's monster gala celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Met's incumbency at Lincoln Center.

She’s just a lady with a song

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Note to naysayers: there is nothing wrong with this singing!

Broadcast: Cyrano de Bergerac

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Be ready to start chatting at 12:30 today, cher public, when the Met broadcasts The Knights Who Say "Nez!"

“On the stage, I am a lion, an elephant”

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The cher public are invited to post YouTube clips of Mme. Dimitrova at her most leonine and/or pachydermatous.

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