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Subject: Re: Metropolitan Opera Cast Change Advisory - Tosca (2017-18)
From: Maria Louise Augusta Helleberg <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Maria Louise Augusta Helleberg <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sun, 5 Mar 2017 11:27:05 +0100
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I wonder why so many operalovers seem to hate and despise singers. Well,
Jonas Kaufmann is a great artist. What are you? Screaming ... nothings.
Nobodies. Riffraff.
Maria Helleberg

2017-03-04 22:47 GMT+01:00 Larry Kellum <[log in to unmask]>:

> HI. Have any of you guys read the Callas bios like I'm sure you all
> have? She used to rip Di Stefano a  new a.....hole for having that bad
> attitude about rehearsing & would have castrated Pavarotti for same.
> Arroyo herself told me at a master class that she only wished SHE had
> half Callas' work ethic........ie..... going to rehearsals where she
> wasn't even needed that day, but wanted to see the chorus, costumes,
> sets, meet the comprimarios, etc...................TEAM PLAYING!
> Kaufmann is scamming us all .....................or has mental issues
> like Stratas, Marilyn Monroe, etc about rehearsal
> time....................poor baby! Wish I made his damn
> money!............................Larry
>
> On Sat, Mar 4, 2017 at 4:37 PM, ANGELO MAMMANO <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
> > Kaufmann has stated repeatedly that he prefers to just come in with
> minimum
> >
> > rehearsal and sing in a revival.  A new production requires lots of time
> at rehearsal
> >
> > that Kaufmann feels is non-revenue producing.  The Met in particular
> gives its
> >
> > artists tons of rehearsal and it shows in the very high level of musical
> preparation
> >
> > we see from them every day.  Mattila stated many years ago (pre-
> Pappano) in
> >
> > OPERA that the Met has the best coaches, that they are all conductors
> and superior
> >
> > the those at CG.  Kaufmann has had to cancel dates that have lost him a
> lot of
> >
> > much-needed income.  Naturally he would like to maximize his income
> during
> >
> > these important years of his career.  He has admitted his mistakes and
> wants to
> >
> > make the best decisions for his future.
> >
> >
> > Angelo from  Boston
> >
> >
> >>
> >>     On March 4, 2017 at 1:30 PM Jon Goldberg <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
> >>
> >>     Were that true, and I really doubt it is, it would have been
> entirely unprofessional. Imagine
> >>     being hired by an organization who wouldn't tell you when you were
> needed for your job, but
> >>     who would instead announce it to the public first? Ridiculous. Or,
> as I said, if true, a horrible,
> >>     unprofessional way to treat the singers.
> >>
> >>     On Sat, 4 Mar 2017 12:57:56 -0500, Bob Rideout <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
> >>
> >>         > >
> >> >         Even singers often didn't know
> >> >         until those pieces of paper appeared in the Met lobby.
> >> >
> >> >     >
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