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    I've been listening to Ravel's operas [ They're...

    I've been listening to Ravel's operas
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    They're interesting (L'Enfant et les Sortileges moreso imo). Also been listening to Weber's operas which I like very much. Wish there was a dvd or full...
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    My recommendation would be to go to a good stereo...

    My recommendation would be to go to a good stereo store (not Best Buy or its ilk, some speciality place that only is concerned with home stereo), bringing along your mp3 player. If it's a decent...
  3. Thread: Hi all

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    Hi all

    Hullo
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    Article: Turn of the Screw at Central City Opera

    You can view the page at http://operalively.com/forums/content.php/566-Turn-of-the-Screw-at-Central-City-Opera
  5. Article: A Review of Central City Opera's La Bohème with Elizabeth Caballero

    You can view the page at http://operalively.com/forums/content.php/551-A-Review-of-Central-City-Opera-s-La-Bo
  6. Article: Elizabeth Caballero Interview part 1

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    Manon at the Met - 14 / 4 / 2012

    Apologies for this rather belated review; both myself and Almaviva have neglected this for too long.

    Well, I'll start by saying I like a smaller, more supple voice for Manon than Anna Netrebko's. ...
  8. As none of my original 5 made it into the...

    As none of my original 5 made it into the official top 5, predictably enough I'll cast my vote for these fine ladies

    Mariella Devia - 1
    Karita Mattila - 1
    Nina Stemme - 1
    Anna Caterina...
  9. As the only member to actually vote for Ms....

    As the only member to actually vote for Ms. Radvanovsky, I wholeheartedly agree!
  10. Natalie Dessay - 3 Mariella Devia - 2 Anja...

    Natalie Dessay - 3
    Mariella Devia - 2
    Anja Harteros - 1
    Miah Persson - 0
    Diana Damrau - 0
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    Today was a great day! - Finals and thus the...

    Today was a great day!
    - Finals and thus the semester are DONE
    - Got a promotion I'd been gunning for
    - Picked up the camera I've been saving up for, the better to take pictures of opera singers...
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    I don't know if I could call one better than the...

    I don't know if I could call one better than the other between In the Mood for Love and 2046. They are both movies that I will probably never watch again because of the intense feelings I associate...
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    1.-Movie that you have watched so many times......

    1.-Movie that you have watched so many times... Hm, Taxi Driver maybe.
    2.-The movie you liked the most as a child... Empire Strikes Back
    3.-Best female actress performance... Kate Winslett in...
  14. You don't have my votes tallied in there. Up to...

    You don't have my votes tallied in there. Up to date tally:
    Waltraud Meyer - 5
    Joyce DiDonato - 5
    Renée Fleming - 3
    Mariella Devia - 2
    Miah Persson - 2
    Natalie Dessay - 2
    Diana Damrau - 2...
  15. Thread: Opera Terms

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    Sticky: In english, it's often called 'ring', as in "she...

    In english, it's often called 'ring', as in "she has a very ringing voice". I believe it is somewhat related to messa di voce in that they both describe a resonant sound but squillo would perhaps be...
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    Review is now up...

    Review is now up.
  17. Thread: Game of Thrones

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    They are tweaking some things to better fit into...

    They are tweaking some things to better fit into a television format and speeding up some storylines -- Dany's in particular, since there's only so much wandering through a desert tv watchers can...
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    Article: Il Trovatore - Opera Colorado

    You can view the page at http://operalively.com/forums/content.php/434-Il-Trovatore-Opera-Colorado
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    Poll: Since this poll is labelled favorite / most...

    Since this poll is labelled favorite / most loved, and not "Who is the BEST opera composer", I must follow my heart and vote for Gaetano Donizetti
  20. OK. My choices may be considered a bit off the...

    OK. My choices may be considered a bit off the wall but w/e.

    Elina Garanca
    Patricia Petibon
    Ewa Podles
    Ann Hallenberg
    Sondra Radvanovsky

    Waltraud Meier I couldn't / didn't vote for just...
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    Il Trovatore at Opera Colorado

    Just got back from opening night. Some really nice singing, especially from Nancy Maultsby as Azucena and most especially Michele Capalbo as Leonora who has a spectacular voice. Full review will be...
  22. Still thinking it over :D I'll have my vote in...

    Still thinking it over :D I'll have my vote in by this time tomorrow.
  23. Another choice I'd like to see added to the list...

    Another choice I'd like to see added to the list because I simply love her voice is Ann Hallenberg
  24. Jeez, picking just five will be tough. I'm...

    Jeez, picking just five will be tough. I'm pretty sure that one of my votes will go to Sondra Radvanovsky.

    For clarification -- are we choosing our top 5 voices for April 25 2012, or for singers...
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    Sticky: I've only seen 4 Laurent Pelly productions (the...

    I've only seen 4 Laurent Pelly productions (the following three plus the current Met Manon):

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    Based on those four, I'd say his hallmarks include a pervasive sense of wit and...
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