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You say “potato,” I say “pomme de terre”

by Suzanne Calvin

What a “Prima Donna”…or not, as the case may be. Evidently singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright, composing the opera, “Prima Donna” for New York’s Metropolitan Opera, has gotten crosswise with the management over language. We don’t mean the language in the contract, we mean the language the singers will use in this new opera.  Wainwright wants French […]

You say "potato," I say "pomme de terre"

by tdoadmin

What a “Prima Donna”…or not, as the case may be. Evidently singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright, composing the opera, “Prima Donna” for New York’s Metropolitan Opera, has gotten crosswise with the management over language. We don’t mean the language in the contract, we mean the language the singers will use in this new opera.  Wainwright wants French […]