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  1. Der Rosenkavalier at the DNO

    by , May-21-2011 at 16:02
    So, last night I saw Der Rosenkavalier performed here by the DNO for the first time.

    Cast
    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


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

    by , May-20-2011 at 11:02
    http://www.businessinsider.com/domin...ecision-2011-5

    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
    ...
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  3. TC Political Poll

    by , Apr-15-2011 at 18:08
    I want to thank all of you who bothered to take the test or join the political debate in the http://www.talkclassical.com/12727-political-poll.html 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:
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    I realise its still hard to see the names so Ive also copied in the ...
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  4. This is Cool

    by , Apr-11-2011 at 17:14
    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.

    Emiel,
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