The newly-elected Pope Francis I is, apparently, a big opera fan.
New York's Cardinal Edward Egan says of Pope Frank, "I sent him a couple of Metropolitan Opera recordings. He's a great
follower of our opera here in New York".
That would be the second time Argentina has won by the hand of God then....
13 March 2013 at 10:30 PM
If Francis I loves the MET, does that make him a traditionalist?
Emil Archambault |
14 March 2013 at 01:40 AM
If there was a rating system here, I'd give you a + 1,000,000 for that. Though, in cosmic terms, that was payback to England for the alleged goal in 1966.
That photo is classic, he looks like Peter Sellars as Doctor Stranglove.
Henry Holland |
14 March 2013 at 03:58 AM
probably Peter Gelb should send him that "Comte Ory" with Damrau/Florez DVD to please ;)
14 March 2013 at 09:47 AM
I am now looking forward to Vatican State Opera's new production of Tannhauser ;-)
14 March 2013 at 11:11 AM
HELLO! Easter is just around the corner...you just KNOW the first VSO production just HAS to be Parsifal!
14 March 2013 at 03:21 PM
Maybe Tosca would be appropriate? Or any opera where political prisoners end up dead? It would fit well with the photos of him administering Communion to Jorge Videla.
14 March 2013 at 05:09 PM
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