Monday, March 12, 2012 at 7:02AM
Oliver recaps his lunch with New York City Opera impresario, George Steel...NYCO is heavily and hiply marketing the new season...Bartoli tackles Rossini's Otello...opera singer battles all kinds of crap to keep on singing...Benjamin Luxon is BACK (can ya hear me?...he now can)...Royal Opera calls in the break-dancers...if opera fails, we're all f*&%ed...Golijov defends his work.
Oliver's Corner looks at Act 3 of Romeo and tracks featuring Alistair Miles, Jose Van Dam. Mirella Freni & Franco Corelli, and Éliane Lublin.
This week features Michael, The OC, Doug Dodson, and Jenny Rivera.