Mezzo Party: Trouser Roles For Everyone

[That is actually what is says: Trousers Roles For Everyone. Diversity First! It’s a poster for a fictional party called “The Mezzos”, and it features Karolina Gumos of Komische Oper Berlin. – You have my vote, MEZ! ❤ – Photo Credit: Komische Oper Berlin/Facebook Page]

Continue reading “Mezzo Party: Trouser Roles For Everyone”

Upcoming Liveblog: Haydn’s “Mondo della Luna” (2014) this Saturday

[How High The Moon? – Giuseppina Bridelli (Ernesto) in Haydn’s “Il mondo nella luna”, Monte Carlo 2014]

Since both of Saturday’s livestreams (“Autumn Sonata” with von Otter from Helsinki, “Lucio Silla” with Petibon from Madrid) are on a little too early for our schedules, we’re instead taking the trouser route and set up a little trip to the moon with up-and-coming mezzo Giuseppina Bridelli – so it’ll be “Haydn’s “Il mondo della luna” this Saturday, Sept. 23rd, at 9 p.m. (UTC+2).

Continue reading “Upcoming Liveblog: Haydn’s “Mondo della Luna” (2014) this Saturday”

The Dresden “Serse” (2000) Liveblogging Thread

liveblog_header_n1.jpg

Welcome to the White Shirt live comment thread for Handel’s “Serse” from Dresden (2000), conducted by Christophe Rousset and staged by Philip Behrens.

Cast List:
Paula Rasmussen – Serse
Ann Hallenberg – Arsamene
Patricia Bardon – Amastre
Marcello Lippi – Ariodate
Isabel Bayrakdarian – Romilda
Sandrine Piau – Atalanta
Matteo Peirone – Elviro

Libretto: Italian (pdf), Italian & English (pdf).