Cher Public

  • leftcoastlady: Chicagoing, life is short, be good to yourself, take the center box seat; just you and seven other people and a straight,... 6:46 PM
  • moritz: Camille, the article states: “Three North American critics abstained from voting on the basis they felt that had not seen... 6:38 PM
  • Camille: An even more surprising list, not a U.S. paper in the bunch, neither is MB on the list. Danke, moritz! 6:04 PM
  • chicagoing: Thanks to you and all who replied. There is a single center box seat available which I was considering only because I am... 6:00 PM
  • derschatzgabber: P.S. Chicagoing, I checked the website. Once you click on the seat map for section you are consdering, there is a little... 5:39 PM
  • chicagoing: I don’t necessarily want a bon bon served to me at the conclusion of a recital. I get that Joyce DiDonato is from... 5:33 PM
  • derschatzgabber: Hi Chicagoing, The basic rule of thumb in the War Memorial Opera House is that sound gets better higher up in the house.... 5:30 PM
  • moritz: Tim Ashley (The Guardian, Großbritannien), Lazaro Azar (La Reforma, Mexiko), Manuel Brug (Die Welt, Deutschland), Eleonore Büning... 5:29 PM

Double digits

“Promiscuous — it’s not a pretty word. But when a matron in black underwear cavorts with two dozen naked hunks, what else can you call her? That’s one of the more striking images director Jay Scheib devised for Thomas Adès’ 1995 Powder Her Face, which this weekend jolted the New York City Opera’s brief spring season to a sizzling start.” [New York Post]

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