White Shirt Monday: Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

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[Sometimes, it’s two fingers of 40%, a smoke, and still endless heartache. Though the suit, even without a white shirt, is still spot on. – Michèle Losier (Nicklausse) as disgruntled wingwoman in Offenbach’s “Contes d’Hoffmann” as staged by Krzysztof Warlikowski, Brussels 2019.]

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The Twelve White Shirts of Christmas, 2019 (10)

[Anyone still hung over from New Year’s Eve? – This guy probably knows their way around an high-end espresso machine (and high-end sopranos): Kathryn Lewek (Ginevra) and Cecilia Bartoli (Ariodante) in Handel’s “Ariodante”, Salzburg 2017]

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

one Southern Italian dude who probably makes a mean espresso (with lots of crema).

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