Medium rare

ouspenskayaLa Cieca hears that a highlight of the 2010-2011 New York City Opera season will be the local premiere of Seance on a Wet Afternoon, the Stephen Schwartz tuner to star Lauren Flanigan.

Lighter fare will include A Quiet Place and a triptych of monodramas (including Erwartung) plus revivals of Intermezzo, L’elisir d’amore (in the Jonathan Miller “Brokeback Mountain” production) and Turandot starring Christine Brewer.