In Sunday’s Washington Post:

Opera as Soundtrack: some thoughts about opera’s appearances in mainstream film, inspired by the recent miniseries Mildred Pierce. (And who else noticed that “Casta diva” on that soundtrack used a different singer? Does Edita Gruberova really sound like Sumi Jo?)

CD review: A Worcester Ladymass. Trio Mediaeval’s latest recontextualization of early music reinscribes women back in their own tradition.