Congrats @HeldenMomm! #HELPMANNS Best Female Performer (#Opera) winner for her role in #Elektra. This tweet means that Christine Goerke won Best Female Performer in an Opera in the Helpmann Awards (Australian) for singing Elektra.
If you don't read Lebrecht, here is a photo of Anna Netrebko's engagement ring. It's a ruby surrounded by diamonds. I'm not exactly sure if this is true or not. It could be a prop ring from Manon.
As of today, all but one of the main unions has reached a tentative agreement at the Metropolitan. I'm glad Mr. Gelb has decided to follow my suggestions.
Stoyanova has withdrawn from Ballo at the San Francisco Opera because of recent surgery.
She is replaced by Julianna Di Giacomo. She starts in 4:30.