The Twelve White Shirts of Christmas, 2020 (12)

[And, finally, no 12 Days of White Shirt Christmas would be complete without a screencap from this production. #NotOverThisIn2020Either – Patricia Petibon (Aspasia) and Myrtò Papatanasiu (Sifare) in Mozart’s “Mitridate, rè di Ponto”, Paris/TCE 2016]

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

one perpetually pining Prince of Ponto.

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The Twelve White Shirts of Christmas, 2019 (12)

[And, finally, no 12 Days of White Shirt Christmas would be complete without a screencap from this production, which I still have not overcome, but then, why would I want to overcome this level of peak White Shirt pining, when I can just be overcome with it? – Myrtò Papatanasiu (Sifare) in Mozart’s “Mitridate, rè di Ponto”, Paris/TCE 2016]

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

one supremely pining Prince of Ponto.

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White Shirt Monday: …weil dir die Hände den Dienst nicht tun.

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[Not really a case of Mein lieber Hippolyte, but rather one of wo Sie mich da hat – oh, look, a chaise, must be “Alcina”. – Myrtò Papatanasiu (Alcina) and Mary-Ellen Nesi (Ruggiero) in Handel’s “Alcina”, Athens/Epidaurus Festival 2019. – Photo Credit: Thomas Daskalakis /ndp]

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Review: Suds on Speed. „La finta giardiniera“ in Zurich

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[Curtain Call: Adrian Timpau (Nardo), Rebeca Olvera (Serpetta), Kenneth Tarver (Il Podestà), Margarita Gritskova (Ramiro), Myrtò Papatanasiu (Arminda), Mauro Peter (Belfiore) and Rosa Feola (Sandrina). Also, a whole lot of foam. – Feb 24th, 2019, Opera Zurich]

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White Shirt Monday: Mitridate III

[It’s late February. Even on stage, there is not enough sun or even daylight. But then again, there is this instead. – Myrtò Papatanasiu (Sifare) and Patrica Petibon (Aspasia) in Mozart’s “Mitridate, re di ponto”, Paris/TCE 2016.]

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#TeamElvira (cont’d)

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[I sense a #TeamElvira theme here. And just in time for Pride Month! Also, this dress has been bodily lifted off of Eleonora Buratto’s Amsterdam Contessa, more or less. – Myrtò Papatanasiu (Donna Elvira) in Mozart’s “Don Giovanni”, Geneva 2018. — Photo Credit: Carole Parodi for the Grand Théâtre Genève]

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