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    One thing that is killing opera is the practice of critics' comparing the singers they heard last night to dead or retired artists.


    romeo-pattiA colleague’s review of the Met’s Roméo et Juliette has reminded me that one thing that is killing opera is the practice of critics’ comparing the singers they heard last night to dead or retired artists they either remember for their distant youth or else on record decades ago.



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    Published on 06 Jan 2017 at 08:30PM

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