The aged Knight of an Operatic Button for more than 40 years is shamefully ousted out of the Opera Castle, (MET), by the King himself and is replaced by the Young one accusing the Old one of professional misconduct and reputation damage!
One of the greatest Sopranos of our time Ms Mirella Freni turns 83 today!
This hunting after famous and influential arts and theatre personalities initiated by Harvey Weinstein scandal in 2017 already claimed big names in the world of music and theatre in US, now leaping to Europe.
“According to Tams-Witmark Music Library, Inc.: The Hungarian State Opera did not receive permission to produce Porgy And Bess with a cast of Hungarian singers. “The manner in which this production of Porgy And Bess is being produced is unauthorized and is contrary to the requirements for the presentation of the work.”
Happy Birthday Plácido! We wish Plácido Domingo, who celebrates today his birthday all the best, great new roles and productions as well as a new
“Porgy and Bess is a folk tale. Its people naturally would sing folk music. When I first began work in the music I decided against the use of original folk material because I wanted the music to be all of one piece. Therefore I wrote my own spirituals and folksongs. But they are still folk music – and therefore, being in operatic form, Porgy and Bess becomes a folk opera.”