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5135 Kensington Avenue

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On this day in 1904 the Louisiana Purchase Exposition opened in St Louis.

Venice to society

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Ever since Les Arts Florissants brought its epoch-making production of Lully’s Atys to the Brooklyn Academy of Music in 1989, those in love with 17th and 18th century opera—especially the French genus–eagerly await every New York visit by the acclaimed early-music group. Show More Summary

She’s still here

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Happy 51st birthday soprano Natalie Dessay.

She never sings anything twice

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Can it all be true? She did what? He said what?

Shake, rattle and role

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On this day in 1906 the San Francisco earthquake and fire killed nearly 4,000 while destroying 75% of the city.

Evergreen soprano

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Born on this day in 1912 soprano Marta Eggerth.

So near and yet so far

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Here's an extended clip of what the recent concert tour by Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov sounded like.

Quick on the trigger

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On this day in 1922 Annie Oakley set a women's record by breaking 100 clay targets in a row.

Stop me if you’ve heard this one

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Louis XVI, Marie-Antoinette, and a slew of their members of court are hanging out in the afterlife...

Go visit your grandmother

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On this say in 1971 70, Girls, 70 opened at the Broadhurst Theater to run 35 performances.

Bleak house

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By the time Nina Stemme and Esa-Pekka Salonen reached the thrilling climax of Elektra’s grimly determined opening monologue Thursday evening, no one in the Met audience was thinking about that afternoon’s startling retirement news. The...Show More Summary

The trouble with the world today

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On this say in 1971 70, Girls, 70 opened at the Broadhurst Theater to run 35 performances.

Chat: Elektra

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Welcome, cher public, to the real-time chat for this evening's Met broadcast of Elektra, starting at 7:55 PM.

Young guns

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La Cieca will go out on limb and predict that the Met's new music director will be Yannick Nezet-Seguin.

“Das Ende! Das Ende!

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“Maestro James Levine, the Met’s Music Director since 1976, announced that after 40 years in the position, he will retire at the end of the current season, for health reasons,” says the Met press office.  The press release continues: At that time, he will assume the new position of Music Director Emeritus. Show More Summary

Day for knight

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“Trove Thursday” continues its mini Shakespeare festival with a delightful performance by the New York City Opera of Die Lüstigen Weiber von Windsor.

Diamond bracelets

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>Born on this day in 1852 Frank W. Woolworth, creator of the five and ten cent store.

Not only with words, but with lively gestures

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“I will never sing the role again. It was frightful. We were a set of madwomen…There is nothing beyond Elektra. We have lived and reached the furthest boundaries in dramatic writing for the voice with Wagner. But Richard Strauss goes beyond him. Show More Summary

People come, people go. Nothing ever happens

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On this day in 1932 the film Grand Hotel premiered at the Astor Theatre in New York City.

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