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by lennygoran
Sat Dec 04, 2021 5:39 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: ‘Tosca’ Catches Fire at the Met Opera
Replies: 2
Views: 28

Re: ‘Tosca’ Catches Fire at the Met Opera

Radvanovsky is surely one of the great singers in her generation, and to be compared to Maria Callas is a well-deserved mention, especially after her success as Norma, another role Callas was famous for singing. Brian we've seen her live at the Met quite a few times and she's never disappointed us!...
by lennygoran
Sat Dec 04, 2021 5:37 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Today's Met HD Eurydice
Replies: 0
Views: 8

Today's Met HD Eurydice

We decided to change our plans and see this today in Rockaway HD style-we are expecting snow Wed so we got a refund on those tickets when we thought the amount of people would be the smallest-we didn't have to worry today though about a crowd because the big theater in Rockaway filled less than 10 s...
by lennygoran
Sat Dec 04, 2021 9:08 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Our first Adolphe Adams Our First Le Postillon de Lonjumeau
Replies: 6
Views: 114

Re: Our first Adolphe Adams Our First Le Postillon de Lonjumeau

Lance wrote:
Fri Dec 03, 2021 10:54 pm
However, if you ever have the chance to her Helge Roswaenge sing it [try Preiser CD 89018],
Lance thanks-you tube has him doing it! Regards, Len

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tws8kmi6jrE
by lennygoran
Sat Dec 04, 2021 9:02 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: ‘Tosca’ Catches Fire at the Met Opera
Replies: 2
Views: 28

‘Tosca’ Catches Fire at the Met Opera

I see this Tosca will not be done HD style at a movie theater. Regards, Len ‘Tosca’ Catches Fire at the Met Opera Sondra Radvanovsky and Brian Jagde sing thrillingly, and Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts a superb performance of Puccini’s classic. https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/924/CB6Ycz...
by lennygoran
Fri Dec 03, 2021 10:44 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Wagner Das Rheingold April 23, 1990 Broadcast / Telecast
Replies: 6
Views: 98

Re: Wagner Das Rheingold April 23, 1990 Broadcast / Telecast

maestrob wrote:
Fri Dec 03, 2021 9:59 am

What I'm saying is, don't judge Siegfried Jerusalem by this one performance.
Brian thanks-now I get it! Regards, Len
by lennygoran
Fri Dec 03, 2021 8:32 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Wagner Das Rheingold April 23, 1990 Broadcast / Telecast
Replies: 6
Views: 98

Re: Wagner Das Rheingold April 23, 1990 Broadcast / Telecast

Don't say I didn't warn you! 😉 Brian I think I misunderstood-I thought you meant he called in sick and missed one performance but you seem to have said he sang sick for this performance and I guess you didn't like what you heard-still I'll probably go ahead with this On Demand production and watch ...
by lennygoran
Thu Dec 02, 2021 9:44 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Our first Adolphe Adams Our First Le Postillon de Lonjumeau
Replies: 6
Views: 114

Re: Our first Adolphe Adams Our First Le Postillon de Lonjumeau

Totally agree about the cold weather. Perhaps we could get together in the Spring once they have a vaccine for Omicron. Let's see what happens. Brian the cold weather wouldn't stop us unless it was snow and ice but the covid scare does greatly concern us. Looking forward to another get together wit...
by lennygoran
Thu Dec 02, 2021 9:41 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Wagner Das Rheingold April 23, 1990 Broadcast / Telecast
Replies: 6
Views: 98

Re: Wagner Das Rheingold April 23, 1990 Broadcast / Telecast

Len, you just watched my favorite Rheingold on DVD....Unfortunately the Siegfried (Siegfried Jerusalem) sang sick for this 1990 broadcast done over four consecutive nights, so sadly I can't watch the Siegfried or the Gotterdammerung. Brian last night we watched Die Walkurie so we're ready for Siegf...
by lennygoran
Wed Dec 01, 2021 11:26 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: At 80, Robert Wilson Holds On to a Singular Vision for the Stage
Replies: 2
Views: 57

Re: At 80, Robert Wilson Holds On to a Singular Vision for the Stage

maestrob wrote:
Wed Dec 01, 2021 10:18 am
Wilson's rather static staging of Lohengrin was heavily criticized
Brian I'd be with you on this-the singers suddenly stopped like statues-hated that! Regards, Len
by lennygoran
Wed Dec 01, 2021 11:25 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Our first Adolphe Adams Our First Le Postillon de Lonjumeau
Replies: 6
Views: 114

Re: Our first Adolphe Adams Our First Le Postillon de Lonjumeau

I'm having a great time exploring the rarities you've been unearthing, Len, and this one with Michael Spyres sure looks like a winner! Thanks! :D Brian yes-we're trying to make up for not being able to get to NYC live performances and we so miss the restaurants-it's sad but one does what one can in...
by lennygoran
Wed Dec 01, 2021 11:21 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Wagner Das Rheingold April 23, 1990 Broadcast / Telecast
Replies: 6
Views: 98

Wagner Das Rheingold April 23, 1990 Broadcast / Telecast

Wagner Das Rheingold April 23, 1990 Broadcast / Telecast Last night we decided to review the Met's 1990 production from their On/Demand-no intermission-we sat there for 2hours and 40 minutes completely caught up in the wonderful production. Wagner Das Rheingold From the gorgeous scene deep in the ri...
by lennygoran
Wed Dec 01, 2021 10:08 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: At 80, Robert Wilson Holds On to a Singular Vision for the Stage
Replies: 2
Views: 57

At 80, Robert Wilson Holds On to a Singular Vision for the Stage

At 80, Robert Wilson Holds On to a Singular Vision for the Stage Slowed but not stopped by the pandemic, Wilson has had a busy fall that continues with his production of “Turandot” at the Paris Opera. https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/922/MHMbJo.jpg https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640...
by lennygoran
Tue Nov 30, 2021 5:28 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Our first Adolphe Adams Our First Le Postillon de Lonjumeau
Replies: 6
Views: 114

Our first Adolphe Adams Our First Le Postillon de Lonjumeau

Our first Adolphe Adams Our First Le Postillon de Lonjumeau It was light snow most of the day and cold-we decided to watch this-we had always loved the youtube clip with Gedda in that stagecoach and finally a chance to buy it at a reasonable price and see a full production--Ebay $14.38. Lovely set a...
by lennygoran
Tue Nov 30, 2021 11:50 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell goes on trial for sex crimes after alleged accomplices turn up either dead or beyond reach
Replies: 4
Views: 135

Re: Ghislaine Maxwell goes on trial for sex crimes after alleged accomplices turn up either dead or unreachable

]He has invoked le droit du seigneur. Got it-thank you google, wiki and MW! Regards, Len :lol: Droit du seigneur Definition & Meaning - Merriam-Websterhttps://www.merriam-webster.com › dictionary › droit ...The meaning of droit du seigneur is a supposed legal or customary right of a feudal lord to ...
by lennygoran
Tue Nov 30, 2021 8:05 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Met Opera’s Conductor Drops Out of ‘Figaro’
Replies: 3
Views: 155

Met Opera’s Conductor Drops Out of ‘Figaro’

Met Opera’s Conductor Drops Out of ‘Figaro’ Yannick Nézet-Séguin said a nearly four-week break from the podium would allow “time for me to re-energize” after a busy autumn. By Zachary Woolfe Nov. 29, 2021 Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the Metropolitan Opera’s music director, will not conduct, as planned, a ...
by lennygoran
Sun Nov 28, 2021 4:56 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Mussorgsky Boris Godunov DVD The Bolshio Opera 1978
Replies: 6
Views: 153

Re: Mussorgsky Boris Godunov DVD The Bolshio Opera 1978

maestrob wrote:
Sun Nov 28, 2021 10:22 am

How about Prince Igor for $10.00? Did you see it when the MET did it? This one is led by Gergiev from about 20 years ago...

Brian yes-just bought it--thanks. Saw it live at the Met-hated their production. Regards, Len
by lennygoran
Sun Nov 28, 2021 9:47 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Mussorgsky Boris Godunov DVD The Bolshio Opera 1978
Replies: 6
Views: 153

Re: Mussorgsky Boris Godunov DVD The Bolshio Opera 1978

I know you probably don't want another Boris, but this one dating from 2002 with Gergiev is also available used for $11.58 and it includes the scene omitted in Nesterenko's Soviet production. Brian thanks-a good find on your part but for now I'll pass as I want to buy other used operas I've never s...
by lennygoran
Sun Nov 28, 2021 8:09 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Mussorgsky Boris Godunov DVD The Bolshio Opera 1978
Replies: 6
Views: 153

Re: Mussorgsky Boris Godunov DVD The Bolshio Opera 1978

maestrob wrote:
Sun Nov 28, 2021 7:45 am
I still prefer Rimsky's sensible and unobtrusive revision, which is what's on the DVD you're posting about here, Len.
Brian thanks for the info-GO RIMSKY GO] Regards, Len :D
by lennygoran
Sat Nov 27, 2021 5:25 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Mussorgsky Boris Godunov DVD The Bolshio Opera 1978
Replies: 6
Views: 153

Mussorgsky Boris Godunov DVD The Bolshio Opera 1978

Another cold day-sunny but with the wind we were happy to be indoors We agree with the review below and found Nesterenko's performance superb! Regards, Len Mussorgsky Boris Godunov DVD The Bolshio Opera Ebay Total Price: $11.45 Mussorgsky - Boris Godunov / Nesterenko, Piavko, Arkhipova, Yaroslavtsev...
by lennygoran
Sat Nov 27, 2021 11:26 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Our First Threepenny Opera
Replies: 5
Views: 131

Re: Our First Threepenny Opera

Heck no! That's just me having a senior moment before I finished my coffee this morning! :oops: :roll:Of course it's Lotte Lenya, who was Kurt Weill's wife, in the starring role. Brian thanks-I looked up both Lenya and Lehmann and saw they're 2 different sopranos and both with interesting bios-then...
by lennygoran
Sat Nov 27, 2021 10:02 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Our First Threepenny Opera
Replies: 5
Views: 131

Re: Our First Threepenny Opera

Len, I grew up with the MGM LP of Lotte Lehmann and the original off-Broadway cast of the early 1950's production of Threepenny Opera, and have loved the work as Weill's most briiliant creation. Sung in a translation that he worked on himself, in English the lyrics lose none of the bite and wit of ...
by lennygoran
Sat Nov 27, 2021 8:33 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The Hilarious, Heartbreaking Life and Music of Malcolm Arnold
Replies: 8
Views: 240

Re: The Hilarious, Heartbreaking Life and Music of Malcolm Arnold

here ya go The Dancing Master (1952) https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_lEdBBVDL9PTwAG8G7tpd674evo5eHpFPo [/quote] Joseph thanks-also spotify had the dances and the 3 symphonies you recommended-I'll be listening to alot of this Arnold material this weekend-better that Arnold than any Ben...
by lennygoran
Sat Nov 27, 2021 8:25 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: ‘I Savor Everything’: A Soprano’s Star Turn at the Met Opera
Replies: 2
Views: 126

‘I Savor Everything’: A Soprano’s Star Turn at the Met Opera

I didn't know she was a "fixture" at the Met so I did a search: Search results for: erin morley 103 items found. ‘I Savor Everything’: A Soprano’s Star Turn at the Met Opera Erin Morley, a fixture at the Met for over a decade, is now singing the title role in “Eurydice.” https://imagizer.imageshack....
by lennygoran
Sat Nov 27, 2021 7:58 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The Hilarious, Heartbreaking Life and Music of Malcolm Arnold
Replies: 8
Views: 240

Re: The Hilarious, Heartbreaking Life and Music of Malcolm Arnold

The Dances on Lyrita is one of my favorite Arnold recordings. I also bought the symphonies on Conifer as they were issued. The Seventh, Eighth and Ninth blew me away. Joseph I was looking for recommendations and I'm gonna try to make a playlist from Spotify with these works. With all the music he d...
by lennygoran
Fri Nov 26, 2021 5:48 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Our First Threepenny Opera
Replies: 5
Views: 131

Our First Threepenny Opera

Bought this used DVD from Ebay for $9.01--it definitely held our interest but was also very surprising for us-not done like any opera we've ever seen before. Regards, Len Wiki says this: Opera or musical theatre? The ambivalent nature of The Threepenny Opera, derived from an 18th-century ballad oper...
by lennygoran
Fri Nov 26, 2021 12:22 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Europe’s Theaters Go Back to the Future With Covid Restrictions
Replies: 0
Views: 95

Europe’s Theaters Go Back to the Future With Covid Restrictions

Europe’s Theaters Go Back to the Future With Covid Restrictions Strict controls on playhouses and music venues are returning as the continent deals with a new coronavirus wave. By Alex Marshall Nov. 26, 2021Updated 11:57 a.m. ET For months, Europe’s opera, music and theater fans have been flocking t...
by lennygoran
Fri Nov 26, 2021 11:40 am
Forum: CMG Review of Books
Topic: Betrayal by Jonathan Karl (2021)
Replies: 1
Views: 135

Re: Betrayal by Jonathan Karl (2021)

jserraglio wrote:
Fri Nov 26, 2021 11:11 am

Karl’s sources are amazing, and like Maggie Haberman of the Times, he has known Trump for decades.
Joseph have seen him on quite a few interviews especially with Brian Williams on MSNBC's “11th Hour”-always wonderful new info on trump! Regards, Len
by lennygoran
Fri Nov 26, 2021 10:37 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: On Thanksgiving, Gratitude for a Dependable Violin
Replies: 1
Views: 111

On Thanksgiving, Gratitude for a Dependable Violin

Review: On Thanksgiving, Gratitude for a Dependable Violin Joshua Bell, playing Beethoven with the New York Philharmonic, is always enjoyable, though never intense or unexpected. By Zachary Woolfe Nov. 25, 2021 Thanksgiving is a time to feel gratitude for things we take for granted during the rest o...
by lennygoran
Fri Nov 26, 2021 9:58 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Happy Thanksgiving to CMG's Family of Music-Loving Friends
Replies: 4
Views: 174

Re: Happy Thanksgiving to CMG's Family of Music-Loving Friends

I truly love the family of CMGers and trust that all who celebrate Thanksgiving Day will have warm memories of this and others past. Lance I hope you and all of us had a wonderful Thanksgiving-we had a live Thanksgiving get together with friends-about 20 people-this was much better than last years ...
by lennygoran
Fri Nov 26, 2021 9:53 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The Hilarious, Heartbreaking Life and Music of Malcolm Arnold
Replies: 8
Views: 240

The Hilarious, Heartbreaking Life and Music of Malcolm Arnold

The Hilarious, Heartbreaking Life and Music of Malcolm Arnold He was one of the most popular British composers of his time, but there are few celebrations of Arnold’s centenary this year. https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/923/CDCFQu.jpg https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/923/6...
by lennygoran
Thu Nov 25, 2021 7:45 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Review: The Met Opera’s ‘Eurydice’ Tries to Raise the Dead
Replies: 0
Views: 109

Review: The Met Opera’s ‘Eurydice’ Tries to Raise the Dead

Review: The Met Opera’s ‘Eurydice’ Tries to Raise the Dead The composer Matthew Aucoin and Sarah Ruhl’s teeming, wearying adaptation of her play is a contemporary vision of the Orpheus myth. https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/923/PhX9UE.jpg https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/92...
by lennygoran
Wed Nov 24, 2021 7:48 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: trump family jan 6th committee subpoenas
Replies: 0
Views: 96

trump family jan 6th committee subpoenas

With all these subpoenas going out has anyone heard anything about bringing in trump's family-what did they do and know and when did they do it and know it. Regards, Len
by lennygoran
Tue Nov 23, 2021 9:25 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The Emails Behind the Opera ‘Eurydice’
Replies: 1
Views: 143

The Emails Behind the Opera ‘Eurydice’

The Emails Behind the Opera ‘Eurydice’ For several years, the composer Matthew Aucoin corresponded with Sarah Ruhl about how to adapt her play into the Met Opera’s latest premiere. https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/922/xZXuQ3.jpg https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/923/auffHX.j...
by lennygoran
Tue Nov 23, 2021 9:15 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Last Night's Met On Demand Hoffman Taped Jan 8, 1988
Replies: 1
Views: 126

Last Night's Met On Demand Hoffman Taped Jan 8, 1988

It's such a good opera and we've had very good productions-our first Hoffman was Nov 5, 1980 at NYCO produced by Tito Capobianco-then at the Met on April 3, 1982 we saw the Schenk production for the first time-it was superb and had Domingo in the role as Hoffman-last night we saw the Schenk producti...
by lennygoran
Mon Nov 22, 2021 9:14 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Fiona Hill: The rare Trump insider that doesn’t obsess over Trump
Replies: 3
Views: 144

Re: Fiona Hill: The rare Trump insider that doesn’t obsess over Trump

jserraglio wrote:
Mon Nov 22, 2021 6:31 am

The rare Trump insider memoir that doesn’t obsess over Trump
Joseph I'm obsessing over trump-why shouldn't I? Regards, Len :(
by lennygoran
Mon Nov 22, 2021 9:09 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The Met Opera’s Next ‘Ring’ Will Be a Sea Change
Replies: 0
Views: 119

The Met Opera’s Next ‘Ring’ Will Be a Sea Change

Review: The Met Opera’s Next ‘Ring’ Will Be a Sea Change Richard Jones’s bleak staging of Wagner’s “Die Walküre” in London offers a clean break from the extravagance of the Met’s most recent production. https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/924/6EppTJ.jpg https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/6...
by lennygoran
Sun Nov 21, 2021 9:11 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Yannick Nézet-Séguin Is New York’s Conductor Now
Replies: 1
Views: 152

Yannick Nézet-Séguin Is New York’s Conductor Now

We're due to see Eurydice HD style Wed Dec 8 in Rockaway. Regards, Len Yannick Nézet-Séguin Is New York’s Conductor Now After facing anger during a prolonged labor dispute, the Met Opera’s music director has returned to the podium, emphasizing new work. https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/...
by lennygoran
Sun Nov 21, 2021 8:48 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Tonight's Queen of Spades Met On Demand
Replies: 2
Views: 150

Re: Tonight's Queen of Spades Met On Demand

It was heartwarming to see Elizabeth Soderstrom as the old Countess: she's one of my favorite recitalists. Brian I was surprised Tommasini said this: "She lacked sufficient terror, however, when the crazed Ghermann steals into her chambers and literally frightens her to death." The camera showed al...
by lennygoran
Sat Nov 20, 2021 11:27 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Tonight's Queen of Spades Met On Demand
Replies: 2
Views: 150

Tonight's Queen of Spades Met On Demand

We decided on the Met's On Demand tonight which was of a Apr 15, 1999 performance. Conductor Valery Gergiev Lisa Galina Gorchakova Countess Elisabeth Söderström Gherman Plácido Domingo Prince Yeletsky Dmitri Hvorostovsky Count Tomsky Nikolai Putilin Elijah Moshinsky’s atmospheric production, designe...
by lennygoran
Sat Nov 20, 2021 9:04 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The Stakes Are Sky-High for a ‘Ring’ Coming to the Met Opera
Replies: 9
Views: 670

Re: The Stakes Are Sky-High for a ‘Ring’ Coming to the Met Opera

Of course on DVD you get something you can never have in the theater: close-ups and reaction shots. I think the Met should keep it for a couple more go-rounds. This is where my Met On Demand really becomes worth it-it's right there for the viewing and I'm sure they'll have the ones where the machin...
by lennygoran
Sat Nov 20, 2021 9:00 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Our first Tchaikovsky Mazeppa
Replies: 2
Views: 170

Re: Our first Tchaikovsky Mazeppa

maestrob wrote:
Sat Nov 20, 2021 8:28 am
We're on a Russian opera kick, it seems these days! :lol:
Brian, yeah-wonderful operas done traditionally with some wonderful singing and ones we've not seen before-what more could I ask for! Regards, Len :D

PS-with captions and great bargain prices! :D
by lennygoran
Fri Nov 19, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Our first Tchaikovsky Mazeppa
Replies: 2
Views: 170

Our first Tchaikovsky Mazeppa

Our first Tchaikovsky Mazeppa It was cold out there so we decided to watch it on this used DVD from either Amazon or Ebay-I forget which. It was great-just the way I like them-traditional, wonderful singing-a nice set with maybe a few too many people on the stage at times, fine acting and lovely cos...
by lennygoran
Fri Nov 19, 2021 7:45 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Rules snuff out fiery finale for Wagner’s The Valkyrie at ENO
Replies: 2
Views: 173

Rules snuff out fiery finale for Wagner’s The Valkyrie at ENO

A friend sent me this article. Regards, Len Rules snuff out fiery finale for Wagner’s The Valkyrie at ENO David Sanderson, Arts Correspondent At the finale of Wagner’s The Valkyrie a god allows Brünnhilde to fall asleep surrounded by fire to protect her from all but the bravest. Unfortunately for En...
by lennygoran
Thu Nov 18, 2021 10:46 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: If Remote Work Empties Downtowns, Can Theaters Fill Their Seats?
Replies: 7
Views: 241

Re: If Remote Work Empties Downtowns, Can Theaters Fill Their Seats?

Lehmann Trilogy is a remarkable play with a very innovative production. I recommend it highly, especially if one is interested in finance. Brilliant acting all around, with remarkably innovative staging. We had dinner afterwards at Charlie Palmer's just a couple of blocks east on 42nd St. Brian we ...
by lennygoran
Thu Nov 18, 2021 8:12 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: If Remote Work Empties Downtowns, Can Theaters Fill Their Seats?
Replies: 7
Views: 241

Re: If Remote Work Empties Downtowns, Can Theaters Fill Their Seats?

Actually, Len, I haven't. At least not yet. I think people are being cautious. We never have any trouble finding a restaurant to go out to dinner during the week, for instance, although the Saturday matinee of The Lehmann Trilogy was packed to the gills! I just got an email from Resy promoting abou...
by lennygoran
Wed Nov 17, 2021 4:45 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: If Remote Work Empties Downtowns, Can Theaters Fill Their Seats?
Replies: 7
Views: 241

Re: If Remote Work Empties Downtowns, Can Theaters Fill Their Seats?

maestrob wrote:
Wed Nov 17, 2021 2:11 pm
We prefer to dine out and go to performances during the week anyway.

Let's see what happens.
Brian have you noticed more crowds in NYC since international flights have been allowed and maybe more tourists are coming in? Regards, Len
by lennygoran
Wed Nov 17, 2021 8:53 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: If Remote Work Empties Downtowns, Can Theaters Fill Their Seats?
Replies: 7
Views: 241

If Remote Work Empties Downtowns, Can Theaters Fill Their Seats?

If Remote Work Empties Downtowns, Can Theaters Fill Their Seats? Since the pandemic, San Francisco has embraced work-from-home policies. Now venues and concert halls are wondering if weeknight audiences are a thing of the past. By Adam Nagourney Nov. 15, 2021 SAN FRANCISCO — As live performance fina...
by lennygoran
Tue Nov 16, 2021 6:58 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: This Afternoon's KHOVANSHCHINA Bolshoi Opera in 1979
Replies: 6
Views: 549

Re: This Afternoon's KHOVANSHCHINA Bolshoi Opera in 1979

THEHORN wrote:
Mon Nov 15, 2021 5:20 pm
Yevgeny Nesterenko passed away only a few months ago at the age of 83 . He will be missed .
Bob thanks for the info-I wasn't aware of this. Regards, Len
by lennygoran
Tue Nov 16, 2021 6:56 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Civil Vs. Criminal Contempt Charges
Replies: 4
Views: 430

Re: Civil Vs. Criminal Contempt Charges

Rach3 wrote:
Mon Nov 15, 2021 5:59 pm
from Borowitz Report tonight:

El Chapo Refuses to Share a Prison Cell with Steve Bannon.
The ex-kingpin said that he was speaking “out of an abundance of caution.”
Steve great stuff here-you and Borowitz made my day! Regards, Len :lol:
by lennygoran
Mon Nov 15, 2021 4:29 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Civil Vs. Criminal Contempt Charges
Replies: 4
Views: 430

Re: Civil Vs. Criminal Contempt Charges

Bannon can defeat civil contempt all by himself by finally capitulating to the subpoena. I suspect the House concluded there was no way he would cooperate in any meaningful way so went the criminal route.Under the criminal route, there is no out for Bannon unless a court or Garland dismisses the ch...