Cher Public

  • antikitschychick: Evening Everyone, First of all I apologize for taking so long to report back about my recent quadruple dose of operas... 12:34 AM
  • DerLeiermann: I fear Miss Netrebko might not be as photogenic as I first thought. On camera she can look a bit plump and,ocasionally, too... 11:47 PM
  • DeepSouthSenior: I’ve said here several times that I’m not a big fan of opera in audio only (except for Baroque). Opera is... 11:31 PM
  • DerLeiermann: Thank you for this info , Donna Anna. I’ll see if my theater has the encores. I suppose I should also consider... 11:26 PM
  • DerLeiermann: Wow, this is pure TRASH. I can’t believe it won 4Tonys. (Though know that I know against they were won to it makes... 11:18 PM
  • Batty Masetto: Surprising to read here about the production being dark in HD – it looked very good in our theater, no problems with... 11:11 PM
  • Krunoslav: When I see those COCO clips, I have always wanted to throw things. Everyone knew she could neither sing nor dance, but to me... 10:48 PM
  • Camille: Uebermächte, dammit! Now goodnite, mother! 10:47 PM

Crave the date

It only just occurred to La Cieca that the opening night of New York City Opera’s 2013 season—the premiere of their new production of Powder Her Face—is February 15, a date that sounds oddly familiar somehow.


  • Quanto Painy Fakor says:

    I don’t get it? Other than the need for certain critics to be present at the important premieres, how will this affect the audiences? NYCO will be lucky if they don’t have to paper the house.

  • Will says:

    I agree that audiences for the Ades and the Wagner most probably do not overlap too much (except for certain fanatics like me who go to everything from Monteverdi to what was written last week). My guess is that Tommasini will show up for Parsifal and Zachary Woolfe will cover NYCO, this being a good Ades year in in the city. Each may then show up for the other opera later in their runs, who knows?

  • Buster says:

    Ades will dislike Wagner even more now.