White Shirt Monday: Island Getaway

[In honor of Stuttgart Opera streaming this gem again during their “Opera in spite of Corona” series this past week: Catherine Naglestad (Alcina) and Alice Coote (Ruggiero) in Handel’s “Alcina”, Stuttgart 1999. – Photo Credit: A. T. Schaefer]

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Stream Alert: the new Munich “Agrippina”, July 28th!

OMG.OMG.OMG.OMG.OMG.

#OMGAliceCoote

[Alice Coote (Agrippina). Oh, and there’s someone else, sorry, my brain doesn’t work properly right now – Franco Fagioli (Nerone) in Handel’s “Agrippina” as staged by Barrie Kosky, about to open at Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich 2019. – Photo Credit: someone who clearly gets me @Bayerische Staatsoper.]

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The Twelve White Shirts of Christmas, 2017 (8)

[What’s better than one mezzo in trousers? – Two mezzos in trousers.
What’s better than two mezzos in trousers? – Two mezzos in trousers and a third in skirts.
What’s better than two mezzos in trousers and a third in skirts? – Having the third one wear boots, plot murder, and be Alice Coote. Also, have them all sing Mozart. – Alice Coote (Vitellia) and Anna Stéphany (Sesto) in Mozart’s “La Clemenza di Tito”, Glyndebourne 2017.]

On the eighth Day of Christmas, the White Shirts sent to me:

One Roll In The Hay.

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