Swapping Tosca tales backstage at the Royal Opera House, Roberto Alagna and Jonas Kaufmann.
More on Roberto's Facebook page.
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Anna Netrebko comes over all arboreal at the Life Ball.
In her defence, the theme was 'Garden of Earthly Delights'.
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Conchita Wurst and Rene Pape both took to the stage at Saturday's Life Ball in Vienna - though, tragically, not together. Luckily for us they were able to compare beards backstage.
It seems everyone at the celeb-infested charity event was after a piece of Wurst...
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The Wall Street Journal takes a long hard look at how the Met spends its production budget - which last year included $169,000 for Dmitri Tcherniakov's hand-made Prince Igor poppy field alone.
Continue reading "You paid $169,000 for THAT?" »
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Jonas Kaufmann 'rummages for a hanky' during an extended interview to be broadcast on Radio 3's Music Matters this Saturday at 12.15pm.
*UPDATE* The ROH have published a digested version of the interview.
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See, you don't need years of expensive music lessons. A cage of Asian small-clawed otters at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, D.C. display their keyboard skills.
You want more?
The National Zoo has more.
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