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  • Superconductor: In the interest of historical veracity and nothin’ but a good time here’s the... 9:12 AM
  • Camille: That is interesting to me as I expected as much from her Marie, which she gave here abiut three or... 9:11 AM
  • Quanto Painy Fakor: Yes, I too would love to meet you and your Herzog So Blau, So blau some day. I never knew... 9:11 AM
  • CwbyLA: Thanks Poison Ivy. They seem very reasonable candidates. 9:07 AM
  • NPW-Paris: A friend of mine is trying to learn Hungarian at the moment but it seems to be plunging him into... 9:06 AM
  • NPW-Paris: Hehe, re Meier, I just found this in my archives, on the subject of a Mattila recital: ‘Some... 9:03 AM
  • Camille: Oh you do?? Perhaps we shall bump noggins there un bel dì! That would be nice. Chock Full o Nuts... 9:01 AM
  • manou: She will have to be a first class swimmer not to sink in that role. 8:58 AM
  • Batty Masetto: Thanks for the other link Quanto, just downloaded and it looks fascinating. Now if I can just... 8:57 AM
  • NPW-Paris: Also, she had enough magnetism to help you (help, at least) not be over-distracted by Bill... 8:56 AM

It’s Pat!

patTonight’s Met season premiere of Il trittico features Patricia Racette‘s first local whack at the three heroines, which means La Cieca expects the parterre posse to be out in force. Check back here at parterre.com beginning at 7:45 for a live chat coinciding with the Sirius/RealNetworks broadcast of the Puccini three-parter.

44 comments

  • Krunoslav says:

    dorion says: “Racette is a generic soprano, a limited actress…”

    OK, dorion, if Racette is ‘limited” ( which nothing I have ever seen her do would suggest), whom would you consider a “gifted” operatic actress?

    Jeez…