Headshot of La Cieca

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  • DeepSouthSenior: Ouch! That picture looks like a rejected first design for Darth Vader’s helmet,... 7:06 AM
  • DeepSouthSenior: A very young Danielle de Niese sang Barbarina at the Met in 1998 with Fleming, Bartoli,... 6:49 AM
  • DeepSouthSenior: I like Keenlyside but can’t picture him as Rigoletto under any circumstances. By... 6:33 AM
  • mandryka: Never a great fan of AG, I saw her several times when her performances showed up on my... 6:25 AM
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  • mandryka: Speaking of wild nights at the opera, I haven’t seen Lois Kirschenbaum recently. For years,... 6:18 AM
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  • Lohengrin: Non curo! from Incoronatione diPoppea ismy favorite! Another from Manon Lecaut: Donna non vidi... 3:40 AM
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  • NPW-Paris: I tried some of my Italian learnt from Monteverdi’s Orfeo on Roman friends. It made them... 3:14 AM

Fit to print

La Cieca (pictured, right) invites you to peruse what’s making headlines today: the conclusion of Zachary Woolfe‘s analysis of the HD telecasts, an interview with former blogger Brad Wilber, and a peculiar take on the Met’s Ring from dance critic Alastair Macaulay.

239 comments

  • zcnuk says:

    speight Jenkins did 1st opera(Butterfly) last nite in Seattle’s arena on huge screen!!!Racette was stupendous with great cast and orchestra. it was FREE but the sound was harsh and agressive. Just imagine--in little old Seattle.

  • FragendeFrau82 says:

    Argh! I wanted to say hojotoho to my friends in cat but does it not work in safari on iPhone?

  • FragendeFrau82 says:

    That should be CHAT of course damn autocorrect