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  1. Opera
    I'd be interested to read your recommendations.
  2. Solved Cases (archive)
    Hello I just saw a promo for the Manon Ballet and I'm curious if anyone is familiar with this particular piece that plays in the promo. Here's the link:
  3. Opera
    OK... I don't know if there is serious debate over this topic, but I have thought about it for the last several hours, and I was wondering what you all thought. So this is my question: Massenet's Manon or Puccini's Manon Lescaut? Which is better? And why?
  4. Opera
    It's time for Opera Hour again, folks! The random number generator gave me #52: Manon - Jules Massenet I'm going with Beverly Sills, Julius Rudel at the helm with New Philharmonia:
  5. Opera
    There are, of course, others that you can write in. My personal favorite is Thais. A good story and libretto, with the operatic interlude of all time, and lots of plain old beautiful music. I also read an essay at the front of the Decca recording w/ Fleming about the complex system of musical...
  6. Opera
    Anyone Watch "Manon" Live from the Met in HD on Saturday With Netrebko and Beczala? Curious in what location you were in while watching. I was in Southwest Virginia USA. You? Regarding the production, I thought Netrebko's costumes (and the ladies' gowns in general) were fabulous! I have never...
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