“il est toujours bon, sur ma foi, / d’avoir les femmes avec soi”

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White Shirt Monday: das weiß niemand / das ahnt keiner

[Things that will never get old, even if Marie-Theres’ is in a funk today: mezzos in tanktops. – Samantha Hankey (Octavian) in Strauss’ “Der Rosenkavalier”, Munich/Staatsoper 2021]

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White Skirt Wednesday: You Can’t Pray Away…

[Gal Pals sharing a jewelry box and fond glances, or: The #1 reason Thibault will never really have a chance with Eboli, and also the #1 reason Thibault can 100% relate to Eboli. – Malin Byström (Elisabeth) and Eve-Maud Hubeaux (Eboli) in Verdi’s “Don Carlos”, Vienna/Staatsoper 2020]

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