and his array of lackeys is typically eighteenth-century, as is the contest for precedence between composer and librettist, hardly on today's agenda.
Mailing-list automated servers such as Major-domo
can be used to invoke manual processing of suspicious would-be subscriptions, particularly when the From: address and the given address differ.
Orla Boylan skilfully combines flair as a comedienne with the intensity for Ariadne's lament and equally rewarding is Sarah Connolly as the highly-strung Composer - a captivating presence and at times translucent voice Robert Poulton was a charmingly harried Music Master and Eric Roberts played up to the role of Major-Domo
Why was the employer of the Major-domo
(the latter played as a snooty northerner rather than a seasoned Viennese realist by Johannes Klama) present at all, announcements, making him seem sadistic, rather than humorously insensitive?
By coincidence it remains an ``all right on the night'' piece, because its plot tells of a dramatic and a musical entertainment, which the performers are told by the court's major-domo
, must be performed not separately, but together so that all is over by 9pm when the fireworks commence.
And Lucas has just been given a public sign of his employer's favour by being promoted major-domo
- in charge of the internal running of the palace.
Presiding over this muddle is the former major-domo
of the 49ers, the esteemed Carmen ``You Say Salary Cap, I Say Circumvent'' Policy.
I was major-domo
of the worldwide Dominican General Chapter (River Forest) in 1968 and business manager of the seminary there, house councillor, and regular confessor to our seminarians.
Dressed in a Dick Turpin-style long, shiny coat and a wig, he played a major-domo
in the TV's charity performance of Cinderella.
(a briskly assured Christopher Quest) thus became a significant link between the two worlds, rather than merely wandering in with messages from the patron.
Lisa Saffer (Italian Soprano) and Barry Banks (Italian Tenor) were also exceptional in their roles, while Canadian bass Brian McIntosh made a suitably languid and laconic Major-domo
When Jane Alexander makes her entrance into the town of Gullen, she is attended by a train of grotesques: two faithful bodyguards she's purchased from death row; a pair of musicians she's had blinded and castrated in pursuit of her revenge; a foppish fiancee who lives only to fish; and a venal judge now serving as her major-domo