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The Pearl Fisher's duet

This is awesome; and I want Alagna’s jacket :)



Lunchtime saw the annual concert featuring visiting members of the Atelier lyrique de l’Opéra de Montréal.  It turned into something of a Donizettifest.  First up was soprano Cécile Muhire with Adina’s aria… 413 more words


Beware of the leopard!

Clémentine Margaine prowled the RBA like an exotic and rather dangerous feline.  A total stage animal, she created a stunning series of female personae, from the virginal to the very much not, to bring to life a well curated selection of Spanish and French pieces.   301 more words


Carmen again

We were back at the COC last night for the first performance of Carmen by the alternative cast.  (First cast review) As so often seems to be the case with these double cast shows it felt almost like a different production.   515 more words


Last week of winter?

The coming week may be the last quiet one before May madness sets in.  This afternoon Off Centre Music Salon have their 21st annual Schubertiad.  Ilana Zarankin and Jeffrey Ollarsarba will sing… 60 more words

Toronto Opera News And Views

The 1951 Rolling Review Show (Midweek Melody) ... # 41

The 1951 Rolling Review Show (Midweek Melody) … # 41

Welcome to the 1951 Rolling Review Show which twice weekly features pieces of music I have enjoyed at some time in my life. 92 more words

The 1951 Rolling Review Show