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She could drive a person crazy

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Born on this day in 1925 actress and chanteuse Dorothy Loudon.

Same old, same old

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"Just as every downtown shopping street in every major American city now features the same familiar retailers’ names, New York City Opera has no particular artistic identity different from, say, Opera Carolina."

My favorite blonde

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Happy 40h birthday mezzo-soprano Elina Garanca. 

September song

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"Paul Appleby will sing the role of Don Ottavio in this season’s September and October performances of Mozart’s Don Giovanni, replacing Rolando Villazón, who has withdrawn due to illness."

Ageless

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Happy 71st birthday soprano Jessye Norman.

Somewhere that’s Greene

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"International opera superstar Anna Netrebko comes to The Greene Space for an exclusive interview and performance."

Turban legend

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In the October 2016 issue of Cosmopolitan, lissome Laverne Cox pays tribute to some of her personal idols, including Tina Turner, Josephine Baker and, in a particularly breathtaking bit of visual transformation, the first African-American prima donna of the Metropolitan Opera.

There is for such a case no eligible absolute of the wrong

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On this day in 1954 Britten's Turn of the Screw premiered in Venice. 

“The forest creatures taught me how to sing”

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Born on this day in 1922 "The Peruvian Songbird," Yma Sumac.

“If I ever go looking for my heart’s desire again, I won’t look any further than my own back yard!”

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La Cieca is delighted to note that the Royal Opera, Covent Garden has decided to follow the successful lead of so many American opera companies.

Devil’s advocate

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Just 85 years ago, four of Italy’s greatest opera stars gathered at Teatro all Scala for an historic event: the first-ever recording of Arrigo Boito’s sole complete opera, Mefistofele.

Loft horizon

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La Cieca has been informed LoftOpera is relocating its next production, Così fan tutte—opening on September 16, with performances until September 25—to 101 Varick Avenue, a massive warehouse space in East Williamsburg.

Alles Vergängliche ist nur ein Gleichnis

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On this day in 1910 the premiere performance of Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 8 in Munich featured a chorus of 852 singers and an orchestra of 171 players.

Lovely hour

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On this day in 1850 "Swedish Nightingale" Jenny Lind gave her first United States concert.

One finger exercise

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David Lang is, per The New Yorker, a “postminimalist enfant terrible."

Cuts like a knife

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You may wonder what Rachmaninoff’s Aleko and Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci have in common.

I’m nacred

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On this day in 1868 Bizet's Les Pêcheurs de perles premiered in Paris.

Bella come un tramonto

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With the performance of Dessì we move onto a different plane than the other singers.

Happy birthdays are all alike

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Born on this day in 1828 writer Lev Nikolayevich “Leo” Tolstoy.

Honky Tonk Angel

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Born on this day in 1932 singer Patsy Cline.

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