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Agreeing to disagree

Agreeing to disagree

Agreeing to disagree “One of the most closely watched #MeToo-related legal battles in classical music — pitting the eminent conductor James Levine against the Metropolitan Opera, which fired him in 2018 amid accusations of sexual misconduct — came to an inconclusive end on Tuesday, when the two sides announced that they had quietly settled their claims against each other.” [New York Times] Source: Music-2 Agreeing to disagree Read More »

Broadcast: Die Zauberflöte

Broadcast: Die Zauberflöte

Broadcast: Die Zauberflöte The Glyndebourne Festival production of Mozart’s comic saga is telecast beginning at 12:30 PM EDT. “This new production by the renowned directing/design duo Barbe & Doucet promises to take a fresh and playful look at the opera’s troublesome gender politics. Leading British bass Brindley Sherratt stars as Sarastro alongside exciting young singers including Caroline Wettergreen, Sofia Fomina and Björn Bürger.” Source: Music-2 Broadcast: Die Zauberflöte Read More »

Broadcast: Verdi vs. Verdi

Broadcast: Verdi vs. Verdi

Broadcast: Verdi vs. Verdi It’s the cher public&8217;s choice of two Verdian opera this afternoon! Details after the jump: Luisa Miller from the Teatro del Liceo de Barcelona with Sondra Radvanovsky, Piotr Beczala and Michael Chioldi. Domingo Hindoyan conducts. Starts at 1:00 PM. — or — Attila from La Scala with Ildar Abdrazakov, Saioa Hernández, George Petean and Fabio Sartori under the baton of Riccardo Chailly. Also beginning at 1:00 PM. Source: Music-2 Broadcast: Verdi ... Read More »

The long hot summer

The long hot summer

The long hot summer Rejoice, cher public, for your top ten parterre box stories this month add up to a total of 13, thanks to a (near) three-way tie. The most popular stories follow the jump. It&8217;s the Minnesinger not the song Little Miss Divina Blind spot Anna one, Anna two &8220;Madame is the greatest star of them all&8221; I know a Wiener man I had too much to dream last night She&8217;s a stranger here ... Read More »

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