Usually, I don’t get to see the blog search terms any longer, but on the rare chance someone should drop by via another engine than Google, I still get to see what brings people here.
And, sometimes, these queries warm my heart.
“Viens, Mallika…”. I mean.
[Time for some queer tango? – Patricia Petibon (Giulietta) and Michèle Losier (Nicklausse) in Offenbach’s “Les contes d’Hoffmann” Brussels/La Monnaie 2019]
In honor of Lesbian Visibility Week, here are some operatic lesbians you probably never considered as lesbians, despite all this evidence:
Continue reading “Invisible Lesbians (Opera Edition)”
[“Se mai più sarò geloso” from Hasse’s “Cleofide”, sung by Simone Kermes (Cleofide) and Vivica Genaux (Poro), with Cappella Gabetta, Gstaad 2014. – Clip with thanks to Gstaad Menuhin Festival & Academy]
Continue reading “White Skirt Wednesday: ‘f/f, enemies to lovers, 50k+ coloratura notes’”
[World Premiere curtain call: cast and team of “Orlando”, Vienna State Opera, Dec. 8th, 2019]
Continue reading “Review: Drinking My Tea. Neuwirth’s „Orlando“ at Vienna Staatsoper”
[#Formative. Maria Agresta (Elisabetta) and Veronica Simeoni (Eboli) in the Robert Carsen staging of Verdi’s “Don Carlo”. Venice/La Fenice 2019 – Photo Credit: Michele Crosera]
Continue reading “White Skirt Wednesday: O don(na) fatale”