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Nadir at zenith

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Les Pêcheurs de Perles with an impressive Francophone cast headed by the superb Nadir of Alain Vanzo, one of my favorite tenors.

Deplorable disc

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Norman Lebrecht is a bloody-minded crank, but, honestly, some of the commenters on his site make him seem the reincarnation of Mother Teresa.

Innovators are inevitably controversial

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Born on this day in 1899 actress, producer, director, translator, writer and teacher Eva Le Gallienne.

A little off the top

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Beaumarchais clearly delighted in this unobtrusive realm.

Women beware women

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Prototype: Opera/Theatre/Now presented new works in which women were variously gang-raped, eviscerated and executed by firing squad.

Faster, higher, stronger

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Happy 66th birthday tenor Rockwell Blake.

Musical theater of the absurd

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It’s easy to see why Leonard Bernstein’s Candide was a flop when it premiered on Broadway.

Dirty dancing

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The DVD of Thomas Agerfeldt Olesen's 2013 opera The Picture of Dorian Gray.

Theory of revolution

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Jonas Kaufmann announced that he feels ready to return to the stage after calling in sick since last autumn

Kunstdiva

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Happy 60th birthday soprano/mezzo-soprano Waltraud Meier.

That is the explanation of the crime

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anatomy theater, receiving its New York premiere Saturday night at this year’s Prototype Festival, is a conceptual exercise in which nothing, absolutely nothing is left to the imagination.

Ever ever ever

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Happy 80th birthday songstress and diva Dame Shirley Bassey.

Sea, no evil

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Breaking the Waves is not only a "real opera," it is an immensely powerful work of music drama.

Robbed blind

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Which internationally famous but vocally shaky diva may soon find her career waning if her upcoming appearance in one of her signature roles gets nixed?

Chat: Nabucco

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Listen and discuss, cher public, as the Met broadcasts Nabucco.

‘Mid pleasures and palaces

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On this day in 1893 Hermann Sudermann's Heimat premiered in Berlin.

Comparisons are odious

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One thing that is killing opera is the practice of critics' comparing the singers they heard last night to dead or retired artists.

I used to think I needed a man to define myself

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Born on this day in 1928 actress and model Capucine.

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