No whorehouse mermaids or panto pussies for Christian Lacroix. "I love to resurrect bygone worlds," he says. "My idea of paradise is to touch the fabrics of the past, to smell the scents of the past."
Here's Angela's BBC Breakfast interview from last week, in which she reveals (around the 5 minute mark) that she was actually supposed to sing Adriana Lecouvreur at Covent Garden some time before the current production - but cancelled. Unfortunately the interviewers aren't sharp enough to probe any further, but I suspect this little snippet may account for one or other of the multiple Bohèmes or Traviatas foisted on us at short notice over the last few years. (Thanks Isabella for providing).
So, after last night's all-too-predictable news, which other dates do you think Angela Gheorghiu will cancel? Any - or all? Vote below (you can vote for more than one date if you're particularly pessimistic).
*UPDATE 7/12* - with Angela's dates now completed, the poll is CLOSED - here are the final results: