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    Sticky: Bayerische Staatsoper: ...

    Bayerische Staatsoper:


    https://www.staatsoper.de/en/translate-to-english-spielzeit-201920/spielzeit-201920.html
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    Sticky: For those of you who follow such things :party" a...

    For those of you who follow such things :party" a certain well-known tenor :curtain_call: is scheduled to sing Paul (at last) in Munich in November, 2019

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    Wishing your husband a speedy recovery and very...

    Wishing your husband a speedy recovery and very best wishes to you both!
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    Sticky: Opera Philadelphia I am finding Philadelphia's...

    Opera Philadelphia

    I am finding Philadelphia's website a little difficult to navigate, so cannot find the details of their upcoming season. I do, however, have their promotional flyer announcing...
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    Thanks, Natalie. The Cold is better - but still...

    Thanks, Natalie. The Cold is better - but still not completely gone. The other issue, however, is taking longer.
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    I will see Eugene Onegin on 20 March (Washington...

    I will see Eugene Onegin on 20 March (Washington National Opera) in a Robert Carsen production, conducted by Robert Trevino. Below is the cast list - none of whom I know, except Eric Halfvarson's...
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    11922 One of the few recordings of this...

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    One of the few recordings of this opera, which dates to 1966, so features young and very fresh voices during early careers of Joan Sutherland and Luciano Pavarotti.
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    Big Mistake

    You would be correct in wondering "What Was I Thinking?".

    A friend arrived on a flight from Addis Ababa just over two weeks ago, for a couple nights visit on her way back to LA. She no sooner...
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    11919 Some of you might recall this view...

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    Some of you might recall this view from my condo of the DC skyline. Late last fall, Amazon announced they would be initiating an HQ2 project, split into two new locations: NYC and...
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    11918 I do love Attila - may have some of...

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    I do love Attila - may have some of Verdi's simplest melodies, but everyone is a gem... and, with this cast (Muti! Ramey! Studer! Shicoff!), we are in great hands.
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    11917 In conjunction with reading The...

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    In conjunction with reading The Indispensable Composers by Anthony Tommasini (Chief Classical Music Critic, NYT, 2018), the first chapter of which discusses Claudio Monteverdi in "Creator...
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    Sticky: I had an email from a friend in London today,...

    I had an email from a friend in London today, forwarding a review from the "Financial Times" of a new production of Die Zauberflöte at the Staatsoper unter den Linden, Berlin.

    As she put it,...
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    A Question: Considering this list, I would guess...

    A Question: Considering this list, I would guess that you tend not to give them equal time - we all are prone to having favorites, after all. So, which two or three do you like the best, or listen...
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    The recording art is similar to the Gardelli...

    The recording art is similar to the Gardelli recording with Elena Suliotis, which many consider to be the reference recording of this opera - but a very different cast (which isn't to suggest that...
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    Sticky: I'm on a bit of a roll, so.. Lyric Opera of...

    I'm on a bit of a roll, so..

    Lyric Opera of Chicago

    Note: Ring Cycles (3) in April, 2020!

    https://www.lyricopera.org/concertstickets/1920-lyric-opera-season
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    Because somebody has to! And, I just love me...

    Because somebody has to! And, I just love me some Marilyn Horne!



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    Sticky: The Bard Festival The Richard B. Fisher Center...

    The Bard Festival
    The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

    This looks promising (and, I can stay with my sister and family!)

    Das Wunder...
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    Sticky: Glimmerglass Festival (Cooperstown, NY) ...

    Glimmerglass Festival (Cooperstown, NY)

    Glimmerglass is the second company directed by Francesca Zambello (in addition to Washington Nat'l Opera), so some repetition in the schedules between the...
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    This, I'm afraid to say, is the correct answer. ...

    This, I'm afraid to say, is the correct answer.

    I love all 3 Berlin companies, but agree with Luiz that although the Staatsoper generally is considered the "jewel in the crown", it frequently...
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    My summer schedule has been up-ended this year. ...

    My summer schedule has been up-ended this year. All 3 of the Berlin opera houses apparently have agreed to stage their final performances this year about 30 June - instead of around 15 July (not...
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    Sticky: 2019/2020 Season

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    Washington National Opera

    The upcoming season is looking up a bit over last...
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    Sticky: Hi Guys! About a month ago, I discovered a new...

    Hi Guys!

    About a month ago, I discovered a new toy. I have subscribed to Sirius/XM in my car for almost 10 years, and kept the channel on the Met Opera Radio channel for most of that time.
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    Sticky: A review by Anne Midgette in today's "Washington...

    A review by Anne Midgette in today's "Washington Post" of Bayerische Staatsoper's new production of Otello (Verdi), directed by Amelie Niermeier, starring JK, Anja Harteros and Gerald Finley -...
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    It's that time of year again - who doesn't love Messiah? And, this recording is wonderful!
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