Headshot of La Cieca

Cher Public

  • Regina delle fate: Opolesa even ;) 6:15 AM
  • Regina delle fate: Or should that be Krisette Olopesa? 6:14 AM
  • Feldmarschallin: Perhaps he will sing all seven but sometimes he does give so much I think he might need a... 6:13 AM
  • Regina delle fate: The singer who has in fact been shown the door at the Met is Listine Oropais. 6:13 AM
  • Regina delle fate: Call me a cynic but the idea of “serenità 221; reigning ANYWHERE ANY TIME around... 6:10 AM
  • Regina delle fate: Why would Jonas cancel? He sang the whole run in London as far as I’m aware. 6:08 AM
  • Regina delle fate: The Covent Garden one could be fixed by jettisoning the tired old “museum-c... 6:03 AM
  • Regina delle fate: It surely can’t be worse that the two productions it replaces, seen in Milan and... 6:01 AM
  • Regina delle fate: Bill is the doyen round here, but I loved many of the same Susannas, though I don’t... 5:58 AM
  • Feldmarschallin: Well Rome isn’t exactly an opera capital is it? The Italian houses are not what they... 5:54 AM

Who was that Lady?

Much guesswork, most of it terribly astute, went into our most recent vocal ID quiz, and La Cieca is now ready to reveal the most accurate of a very accurate bunch.

Our sharpest-eared Lady listener is sl, who zeroed in on 14 of the 18 sections, and therefore will the coveted Amazon.com Gift Card.

The complete and correct list of Ladies is as follows:

  1. Maria Callas
  2. Marisa Galvany
  3. Tiziana Fabbricini
  4. Cristina Deutekom
  5. Deborah Voigt
  6. Anja Silja
  7. Pauline Tinsley
  8. Adelaide Negri
  9. Dolora Zajick
  10. Galina Vishnevskaya
  11. Christa Ludwig
  12. Ghena Dimitrova
  13. Elena Souliotis
  14. Liudmyla Monastyrska
  15. Renata Scotto
  16. Jennifer Larmore
  17. Mara Zampieri
  18. Elizabeth Connell

And, believe it or not, DeCaffarrelli did not throw in this ringer.

84 comments