Cher Public

  • lorenzo.venezia: Batty, I was also 16 for my first Meistersinger, SF Opera in the LA “season̶ 1; at Shrine Auditorium, with... 11:17 PM
  • Camille: That’s maybe because even Rufus stands waaay out of the way of The Donald ——— now apparently the latest to co-opt the... 11:11 PM
  • antikitschychick: Marco Vratogna was a decently voiced Scarpia. He looked good in his costumes and admittedly, I’m a sucker for... 10:50 PM
  • mrsjohnclaggart: Batty, Michael Kaiser in one of his three books about the survival of the arts in an America that can be foreseen... 10:44 PM
  • lyrebird: Farwk!. The production values are stunning. Whoever was directing that knew how to handle Joan in front of a camera. 10:22 PM
  • Porgy Amor: A cover version. httpv://www.youtub xasTs7A 10:13 PM
  • Camille: Thanks! Sounds like my kind of fun. I appreciate your advice and we’vedecided to go. Guessing this is the only recording... 10:12 PM
  • Camille: I used to have that “Damned Ladies” and found him quite touching — particularly in the Katya part where he... 10:07 PM

The respect opera is entitled to

On Nerva Nelli’s suggestion, La Cieca visited Lyric Opera of Chicago’s website, and it’s dire, my friends, dire. (Click each title of next season’s repertoire to see LOC’s “hip” catchphrase for the opera in question.)