[Who else is up for The Alice Coote Show plus some mezzos in pants (and Richard Croft!) on Saturday? Show of hands, please! – Alice Coote (Vitellia) in Mozart’s “La clemenza di Tito”, Glyndebourne 2017.]
We’re liveblogging the Guth/Ticciati production this upcoming Saturday, Aug. 19th, at the hour of 9 p.m. (UTC+2).
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[Delts Against Patriarchy: Stéphanie d’Oustrac (Carmen) and Michael Fabiano (José) in Bizet’s “Carmen”, Aix-en-Provence 2017]
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In case your Wednesday could use a little pick-me-up, look no further than this:
[“Se ben mai non mi vide” from Cavalli’s “La Doriclea” sung by Anne Sofie von Otter, featuring La Cappella Mediterranea. – Clip with thanks to Emily Brontë]
That state were privileged people break the law and it is public knowledge and yet there are no consequences because slightly lesser privileged people hope to cash in on the the wave of ‘me first/me, too/and it doesn’t hurt me personally, so what’?
Still happening. A lot.
Still not normal.
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[A sight to brighten your Thursday: von Otter in concert with a spoon and a coffee cup. The End. – Anne Sofie von Otter and Brooklyn Rider performing at Carnegie Hall, New York Oct. 2016 – Photo Credit: Pete Checcia]
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…I am listening.
(Lovely interview (in German) with Cecilia Bartoli by Michael Atzinger for BR-Klassik yesterday, including the above line, “Perhaps I should get started on Mozart’s male roles”.
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