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Subject: Re: I Puritani
From: DK Conn <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:DK Conn <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sat, 11 Feb 2017 13:12:28 -0500
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Camarena was interviewed during a previous Met broadcast, and he stated then that he 
wasn't going to take the high F.  My recollection was that he said he could sing it falsetto 
but chose not to do so.
DK


On Sat, 11 Feb 2017 08:30:29 -0500, Ivy Lin <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>I was there last night. Here's my review:
>
>http://poisonivywalloftext.blogspot.com/2017/02/i-puritani-no-high-f-but-who-
cares.html
>
>A blurb:
>"Whoever knew that the serene I Puritani would be the opera to bring out the audience 
>crazies? Last night at the Met's premiere of I Puritani there was this EXTREMELY vocal 
Diana 
>Damrau fan who would scream "BRAAAAAAVVVVVVIIIIIIISSSSSSIIIIIIMMMMMMAAAAAA" 
and 
>"THANK YOUUUUUUUUUUUUU" after every number. You could admire her enthusiasm 
except 
>that sounded more like she was giving birth than anything else.
>
>Then at the end of "Credeasi misera" some fanatical vocal purist (???) shouted "NO 
HIGH F" at 
>Javier Camarena. The audience was shocked."

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