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    Salzburg Don Carlo on medici tv
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    How Did Gershwin's Porgy and Bess Originate? [clicky]
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    Wild Applause, Secretly Choreographed: Designated Cheering Spectators Thrive at the Bolshoi Theater: [clicky]

    The practice of enlisting claqueurs -- spectators assigned to cheer and applaud during performances -- is alive and well at the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow.
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    Bryn Terfel interview: 'Being an opera singer is easy': [clicky]
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    OPERA America Inducted into American Classical Music Hall of Fame: [clicky]
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    Quote Originally Posted by sospiro View Post
    Salzburg Don Carlo on medici tv
    Salzburg spent a fortune on this production.
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    Continuing to hate on La Bellissima: [clicky]
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    Nuts- how can a critic mention Wagner's monumental cycle with Stockhausen's also-ran, Licht, in the same breath?!?! [clicky]

    Here is the conclusion of Stockhausen's cycle:
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    Quote Originally Posted by tyroneslothrop View Post
    Nuts- how can a critic mention Wagner's monumental cycle with Stockhausen's also-ran, Licht, in the same breath?!?! [clicky]
    I would imagine Stockhausen wrote Licht so that it would be mentioned in just such a breath. Actually, Stockhausen would probably prefer his cycle to be more beloved.

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    Can't believe they will print such utter crapola in The Times: "Sorry, but I’ll take Abba over opera every time": [clicky]
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    Plotkin: Shakespeare, the Musical Muse: [clicky]
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    The Lady Gaga of Baroque Opera? Uh... I think not. [clicky]

    I am not a big fan of opera. It is … how can I say … old-fashioned.
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    For the Met, Opera History Lives in a Newark Parking Lot: [clicky]
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    M.I.T.'s Opera of the Future: [clicky] and [clicky]
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