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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White Skirt Wednesday: Shirtysium

[What I would actually pay a museum entrance fee for: a gaze at Catherine Naglestad in in a white shirt. – Catherine Naglestad (Carlotta) in Schreker’s “Die Gezeichneten” as staged by Barrie Kosky, Zurich 2018. – Photo Credit: the one and only Monika Rittershaus]

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The Stuttgart 1999 “Alcina” Liveblogging Thread


Welcome to the White Shirt live comment thread for Handel’s “Alcina”, staged by Jossi Wieler & Sergio Morabito and conducted by Alan Hacker.

Cast Listing:

Alcina – Catherine Naglestad
Ruggiero – Alice Coote
Bradamante – Helene Schneiderman
Morgana – Catrona Smith
Oberto – Claudia Mahnke
Oronte – Rolf Romei
Melisso – Michael Ebbecke

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