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Subject: MIKADO
From: Clarissa Cheer <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Clarissa Cheer <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Fri, 3 Feb 2017 19:59:31 -0500
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Over-the-top fun-The Mikado is being preformed in Louisville Kentucky, this
month with Peter Strummer.

Clarissa


> From: donald kane <[log in to unmask]>
> Reply-To: donald kane <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: Thu, 2 Feb 2017 13:26:34 -0500
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: Mario Lanza
> 
> Starting with THE LAND OF SMILES - fat chance in today's environment
> where the impeccably innocent MIKADO gets maligned.
> 
> Look out BUTTERFLY and AIDA; you're days are numbered!
> 
> dtmk
> 
> 
> On Thu, Feb 2, 2017 at 12:21 AM, Clarissa Cheer
> <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> I love operettas - missed the "Student Prince." Mario Lanza was a lengendary
>> tenor and a huge star when I was a teenager. His voice was thrilling in
>> opera as well as pop songs like "Be my love." Now, his Hollywood pictures
>> are dated, but few can match his voice even today, or his success.
>> 
>> Lets bring back operettas!
>> 
>> Clarissa Lablache
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>> From: Rich Lowenthal <[log in to unmask]>
>>> Reply-To: Rich Lowenthal <[log in to unmask]>
>>> Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2017 14:56:20 -0500
>>> To: <[log in to unmask]>
>>> Subject: Re: Mario Lanza
>>> 
>>> Don't know if anyone remembers the old Tony Randall Show, but it had a
>>> recurring character named Mario Lanza. The joke was that he had no idea
>>> there was another Mario Lanza.
>>> 
>>> "I'd like you to meet Mario Lanza."
>>> "Any relation?"
>>> "To whom?"
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Discussion of opera and related issues
>>> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Kurt Youngmann
>>> Sent: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 2:48 PM
>>> To: [log in to unmask]
>>> Subject: Re: Matio Lanza
>>> 
>>> Sorry, Bob
>>> 
>>> Occasionally I disagree with you. This is one of those times.
>>> 
>>> Student Prince the movie desecrated Student Prince the operetta. Almost
>>> nothing in the film resembles anything in the operetta. The Prince is turned
>>> into a cad who is very hard to like. The important role of Dr. Engels is all
>>> but eliminated. The beautiful serenade changes from an ensemble to a solo.
>>> There's much more but it's been quite a while since I've seen it so that's
>>> all I can remember. I thoroughly dislike this movie despite Lanza's singing.
>>> 
>>> Kurt Youngmann
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> On Jan 31, 2017, at 8:45 AM, Bob Rideout <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> I have ambivalent feelings about a lot of his work, but I do think
>>>> that he is in spectacular vocal shape in "The Student Prince", which
>>>> will. be shown at 2:00 pm, NY time. It's not a bad movie, at all, as
>>>> these things go.
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