Swapping Tosca tales backstage at the Royal Opera House, Roberto Alagna and Jonas Kaufmann.
More on Roberto's Facebook page.
Anna Netrebko comes over all arboreal at the Life Ball.
In her defence, the theme was 'Garden of Earthly Delights'.
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.
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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.
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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daddy I want a harpsichord