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Subject: Re: IT'S OVER AND IT'S TIME TO MOVE ON TO OPERA
From: Frank Cadenhead <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Frank Cadenhead <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sat, 12 Nov 2016 14:23:23 +0100
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What a stupid, vulgar remark. What does this have to do with female opera lovers? I fear this is the type of "intelligent" discussion in our future.
 
> Message du 12/11/16 13:03
> De : "Hochschild, Jennifer L." 
> A : "Frank Cadenhead" 
> Copie à : "[log in to unmask]" 
> Objet : Re: IT'S OVER AND IT'S TIME TO MOVE ON TO OPERA
> 
> Um, "grow a pair"? Might I ask what we female opera lovers should do in this circumstance?
> 
> > On Nov 12, 2016, at 5:16 AM, Frank Cadenhead  wrote:
> > 
> > But can we get back to opera? How will the presidency of Donald Trump affect 
> > this? This could be very important for the future of American opera. As everyone 
> > here knows, opera is exclusively an international activity and those who sang in 
> > your house last Tuesday are now singing in Barcelona or Frankfurt tonight. 
> > 
> > Those of you who voted for Donald Trump may not know, but the world's reaction 
> > is largely very negative. It is impossible for the larger population of any other 
> > Western country to understand how such an absurd figure could be elected to hold 
> > power. This, of course, will be particularly true for the educated, internationally 
> > minded classes who make up all of the opera structure and audience around the 
> > world. 
> > 
> > It is clear to me that the reputation of the United States has been impacted in a 
> > major way and, certainly, this impression will not improve as the Trump 
> > administration begins its programs. Will more stars, like Kaufmann, start 
> > restricting their appearances in the US? Will European conducting talent, always in 
> > demand everywhere, start making different choices? We already can assume that 
> > just the distance travelled already makes foreign talent a bit reluctant to make a 
> > voyage. How with this new international impression of America change things?
> > 
> > Frank Cadenhead
> > 
> >> On Fri, 11 Nov 2016 22:32:19 +0000, Bruce P 
wrote:
> >> As someone who does not live in the U.S., I fail to see why this is in any way a 
> > relevant comment to make...Not all of us on this listserv live in the U.S. or care 
> > about the election results. Like others have said, can we please get back to opera?
> >> 
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