White Shirt Monday: Mezzo on the Bounty

[How to make every military movie more interesting: cast a mezzo in uniform in the lead. Caution: count on personal Nelson moment: Tancredi Trafalgar. – Daniela Barcellona (Tancredi) in Rossini’s “Tancredi”, Valencia 2017. – in-house Clip with thanks to Dillon Hayes, through a hint from Agathe]

 

The Munich 2017 “Semiramide” Liveblogging Thread Reloaded, pt. 2

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Welcome to the reloaded White Shirt live comment thread for Rossini‘s “Semiramide” (2017. Actually LIVE!) from Bayerische Staatsoper Munich, staged by David Alden, with Michele Mariotti conducting. This time, without hiccups and tech glitches!

Cast Listing (*AAAAAAAaaaaaaaah!*)

Semiramide – Joyce DiDonato
Arsace – Daniela Barcellona
Assur – Alex Esposito
Idreno – Lawrence Brownlee
Azema – Elsa Benoit
Oroe – Simone Alberghini
Mitrane – Galeano Salas
The Ghost of Nino – Igor Tsarkov

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The Munich 2017 “Semiramide” Liveblogging Thread Reloaded, pt. 1

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Welcome to the reloaded White Shirt live comment thread for Rossini‘s “Semiramide” (2017) from Bayerische Staatsoper Munich, staged by David Alden, with Michele Mariotti conducting. This time, without hiccups and tech glitches! (thanks again, B.)

Cast Listing (*AAAAAAAaaaaaaaah!*)

Semiramide – Joyce DiDonato
Arsace – Daniela Barcellona
Assur – Alex Esposito
Idreno – Lawrence Brownlee
Azema – Elsa Benoit
Oroe – Simone Alberghini
Mitrane – Galeano Salas
The Ghost of Nino – Igor Tsarkov

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White Shirt Monday: I Draculetti ed i Helsinghetti

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[Blond and Blonder: Dilara Baştar (Romeo), Uliana Alexyuk (Giulietta) in Bellini’s “I Capuleti e i Montecchi” as staged by Tilman Hecker for Staatstheater Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe 2017. – Photo Credit: Felix Grünschloß]

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