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Le Comte Ory in HD

Rossini’s penultimate opera, Le Comte Ory, received its first staging at the Metropolitan Opera this season. This is a charming work that is Rossini just below his best – which means that it’s very good, indeed. The opera needs three virtuoso singers well versed in the bel canto style. In Juan Diego Flórez, Joyce DiDonato,…

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Le Comte Ory Premieres at the Met

Last night the Metropolitan Opera gave its first ever performance of Rossini’s penultimate opera Le Comte Ory. It was broadcast on the Sirius network and streamed live by the Met. It will be telecast in HD on April 9th. I’ll comment on it then; but last night’s broadcast showed all three principals in outstanding vocal…

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