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The swan never bothered me anyway

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Cher public, you knew La Cieca would come through for you, didn't you? So hurry past the jump and give a listen.

Snow business

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Los Angeles saw the first U.S. performance of Giacomo Puccini’s snow-dusted weeper in 1897 just a year after the young Toscanini led the prima in Turin.

Per la Madonna che ti mangerei come il pane!

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On this day in 1890 Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana premiered in Rome.

Community service

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If you look at their website, Regina Opera Company’s mission is twofold: “To bring great opera performances at reasonable prices to our Brooklyn neighbors,” and “to provide a showcase for singers to perform the standard operatic repertoire,...Show More Summary

Class act

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Happy 67th birthday bass Ferruccio Furlanetto.

Youth served

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Too often I allow my memories of great singers to be dulled by late career behavior, delving into unsuitable roles or just plain laziness.

Chat: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

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An early bird special chat: the premiere of Die Meistersinger from the Bayerische Staatsoper, featuring DJ Jummy Jonas.

Shooting in low light

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What we really need, some seem to believe, is fuller representation of the 19th century.

To affect the soul

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Born on this day in 1567 composer Claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi.

Now I suddenly feel as if I’ve taken all my clothes off

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Can it really be 40 (Four, oh!) years since La Cieca was born?

She’s still here

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Happy 91st birthday soprano Patrice Munsel.

Live and empoisoned

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In how many operas does the heroine drink poison and then go lengthily mad?

The other Valkyrie

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While D.C. Wagnerians wait for Nina Stemme’s Brünnhilde to arrive next week, “Trove Thursday” presents the erstwhile Valkyrie of another compelling diva: Anna Caterina Antonacci as Brunehild, the heroine of Ernest Reyer’s Sigurd, a French grand opera also based on the Nibelungenlied.

Many moons ago

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On this day in 1959 the musical Once Upon a Mattress opened off-Broadway. 

That ’70s show

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Washington National Opera followed up Monday’s lavishly praised Die Walküre with a Siegfried that, if not quite rising to the summit of the previous installment, delivered a musically committed and eminently watchable version of this complicated work.

Forever young

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Perhaps the most admirable project of Dominique Meyer’s Intendanz at Wiener Staatsoper is the traversal of the operas of Leos Janancek,.

“They hear drums, we hear music”

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

The usual gang of idiots

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On this day in 1952 Mad Magazine was first published.

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