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    Welcome to Opera Lively. Here is some information about the site (and don't forget to click on Forum above for the area with discussion threads, English and non-English language content, and posts)

    Hello, my friends. Almaviva here (well, this is the nickname I've been using for a long time in opera sites - my real name is Luiz Gazzola). I'm the owner of this site, and a passionate opera lover.

    I'm pleased to announce ...

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    What opera have you been listening to, lately?

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    This is a classical thread in every musical Forum out there. Right now I'n reviewing Il Trovatore recordings for the in-Depth thread. This is the...

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    Dark_Angel

    What opera have you purchased recently?

    Thread Starter: Dark_Angel

    Related thread to "listening now" tell us what you have been buying....... (obsessive buyers confess your sins here) I made a couple purchases...

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    Luiz Gazzola (Almaviva)

    Opera Small Talk

    Thread Starter: Luiz Gazzola (Almaviva)

    This thread is for whatever little snippet people want to discuss; curious facts, pet peeves, little rants, funny events, humor, etc. I've heard...

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    Elektra

    News

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    Anna Netrebko to undergo foot surgery, cancels performances in Germany and London It is with great regret that Anna Netrebko must cancel her...

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    Dark_Angel

    What opera have you been watching lately?

    Thread Starter: Dark_Angel

    Like the "what CD listening to lately" thread what opera DVD, Blu Ray or youtube are you watching lately, any comments always welcome...... - - -...

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    Clayton

    What vocal music have you purchased recently?

    Thread Starter: Clayton

    Share your latest indulgences... :excitement: Dipping my toe into different waters; Handel Messiah

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    MAuer

    The Critics’ Picks and Pans

    Thread Starter: MAuer

    These are the reviewers’ assessments of new or reissued recordings from the July issue of Opernwelt: http://www.opernwelt.de/ RECOMMENDED - ...

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    itywltmt

    OTF Short Stories (2021 Edition)

    Thread Starter: itywltmt

    Happy New Year! For 2021, we launch a new thread of Short Stories - highlights from our daily podcasts that venture into the world of lyrical,...

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    itywltmt

    OTF Short Stories (2022 Edition)

    Thread Starter: itywltmt

    This is my first opportunity this year to sit at my keyboard, and wish you all a Happy 2022 and a happy Tenth anniversary to Luiz and the team at...

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    MAuer

    The Critics’ Picks and Pans

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    itywltmt

    Opera Alphabet - B for Boheme

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    MAuer

    News

    Maria Ewing, well known for her performances in both mezzo and soprano roles, has passed away at the age of 71.

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    MAuer

    News

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    MAuer

    The Critics’ Picks and Pans

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