[Okay. It’s done. Time to put on the armor and sneer in contempt at the level of idiocy and incompetence on display (why, yes, I do feel like being petty today). – Joyce DiDonato (Romeo) in Bellini’s “I Capuleti e i Montecchi”, Kansas City 2013. – Photo Credit. Cory Weaver/K.C. Lyric Opera]
Mezzo World, lend me your swagger and some practical shoes because I foresee a lot of marching, and many lonesome detox walks by the riverside, for the upcoming years.
And now let’s arm ourselves with some coloratura and stand our ground. If belcanto is with us, who can stand against us?