Dress rehearsals of Tchaikovsky's Pique Dame proceed at full blast in Vienna: here Nadia Krasteva (center-right, top) and Martina Serafin (center-right) under the watchful, horrified eyes of crazily 'fro'ed Maestro Seiji Ozawa.
Neil Shicoff, envious of all this hairy happenings, instead sports a mysterious, freshly dyed furry mammal over his skull (click for pop-up hi-res image. warning: scawy).
The premiere's on October 28, so let's hope they all find a hair stylist by then. (fotos Reuters/Herwig Prammer)