Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Manhattan project

Counting down to the free audiocast of the Met Faust prima, which starts at 7:30pm EST at the usual place, with Jonas Kaufmann in the role of J Robert Oppenheimer, Rene Pape as Edward Teller, and Marina Poplavskaya as Hiroshima.

Okay that's done, here's Anthony Tommasini's review in the NYT.


  1. At least there is no Johan Botha. Truly several megatons worth.

  2. Well, I do feel the need to don a tin hat and dive into a trench every time he sings, but I submit that has nothing to do with his weight.