The Joan Sutherland Theatre foyer was jam-packed last night as musical lovers, starlets and politicians thronged for the red carpet opening of The King and I. It was a glamorous affair, with plenty of fabulous frocks and diamonds on display.
Around the world
- Interesting read on Australian tenor Stuart Skelton’s debut in the title role of Otello in Limelight.
- Debate: does booing at La Scala just ruin the show for everyone? (A great read on WQXR.)
- The world mourns Magda Olivero, Italian soprano, who died this week at 104. (Via New York Times.)
Just for fun
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