Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Ban on Solo Encores at the Met? Ban, What Ban?

From the New York Times By Daniel J. Wakin
Published: April 23, 2008

After the tenor Juan Diego Flórez popped out his nine shining high C’s in “La Fille du Régiment” at the Metropolitan Opera on Monday night, the crowd rose and cheered. Mr. Flórez obliged with something not heard on the Met stage since 1994: a solo encore. more