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Subject: Re: Met Tosca in HD/Radio
From: Ombrarecds <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Ombrarecds <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Mon, 29 Jan 2018 07:53:33 -0600
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Glad someone told the Frau Frey to stick a sock in it

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> On Jan 29, 2018, at 7:33 AM, Max D. Winter <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
> Tom Frey wrote:
> 
> "I saw the HD Tosca. I loved the soprano, loved the tenor, loved the baritone, loved the 
> orchestra and conductor, loved the chorus, loved the sets and costumes. Even loved the 
> audience. To those who found the soprano squally, the baritone barky, the tenor inept, the 
> conductor sluggish, the sets jejune, the costumes drab, the chorus flat, the audience 
> uninformed, I suggest that in the future you just stay home. You'll save money and I 
> guarantee that what ever broadcast you attend, you won't like. You might take a notepad 
> and visit an art museum. You could write down everything you find wrong with the paintings 
> and sculptures and feel good about yourself, knowing you have superior tastes than the 
> scum of society that goes to trash like the Tosca this past Saturday and gives a standing 
> ovation to the shitfest you were exposed to. Just a suggestion."
> 
> For heaven's sake, Mr. Frey.  There is such a thing as difference of opinion.  Are you so 
> insecure in your own views that you feel threatened by that and need to lash out with 
> clumsy, heavy-handed sarcasm?   
> 
> I happen to agree with your assessment of the HD Tosca, but for you, or anyone else, to say 
> that people who didn't like it as much as we did should "stay home," is childish.  
> 
> It is never too late to grow up and realize that other people may - legitimately - perceive 
> things differently than you do.  Just a suggestion.
> 
> MDW
> 
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