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  1. Der Rosenkavalier at the DNO

    So, last night I saw Der Rosenkavalier performed here by the DNO for the first time.

    Simon Rattle - conductor
    Director - Brigitte Fasbaender
    Concept - Willy Decker
    Marschallin - Johanni van Oostrum
    Baron Ochs - Kurt Rydl
    Octavian - Karin Strobos
    Faninal - Michael Kraus
    Sophie - Sally Matthews

    The staging by Willy Decker was brilliant. Consisting of castle walls surrounding a room, which were set ...
  2. Dominique Strauss-Kahn Granted Bail

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn was just granted bail at $1 million, and will be released tomorrow.
    In today's hearing, Judge Michael Obus said Strauss-Kahn must submit to home arrest and agree to be monitored by video 24 hours a day, in addition to wearing an electronic monitoring bracelet

    Is this a good or a bad thing? I dont know.

    Still, this man has so far been vilified
  3. TC Political Poll

    I want to thank all of you who bothered to take the test or join the political debate in the thread.
    I found it very interesting, although the discussion veered off into some other territory at one point.

    Ive finally managed to collect everyone's results into a single chart, some names are abbreviated to make space:
    The Maestro has Arrived-crowdgrap-png

    I realise its still hard to see the names so Ive also copied in the ...
  4. This is Cool

    Wow, I spent a few moments wondering what to write before giving up.

    This post exists because I discovered a very powerful feature that will revolutionise this forum. At the bottom of every post is this button:

    I intend to use it.