Cher Public

  • armerjacquino: Good day for tenors in general though- Araiza and Aler, two of the best Mozartians I’ve ever heard. 12:19 PM
  • Rudolf: Margherita Grandi … a most interesting YouTube clip. Thanks for posting. :) 11:34 AM
  • Batty Masetto: Ferris, I was actually dismayed at how poorly the titles reflected the Italian at a good many points when the real text is... 11:20 AM
  • gustave of montreal: Gianni Poggi, most mediocre tenor who was given us to hear. 10:53 AM
  • Sir Ferris: I’ll spare you my review–I would be concurring with most of what’s been said–but I too had a really... 10:53 AM
  • Cicciabella: Luisi withdrew from the Amsterdam Lulu because of a ” family catastrophe” , according to DNO. Specifics were not... 10:35 AM
  • Feldmarschallin: Speaking of Tannhäuser, Romeo Castellucci will be doing it in München not Tcherniakov. Petrenko conducts with Vogt,... 9:56 AM
  • Signor Bruschino: Will be interesting to hear reports from tomorrow’s dress rehearsal of Tannhauser in regards to Levine’s... 9:41 AM

Long division

La Cieca hears that Anna Netrebko and Erwin Schrott have decided to go their separate ways. Expect an official announcement within a day or so.


  • ding ding says:

    I did find it interesting that Erwin’s facebook page has a picture on top of the page which is clearly making a stance against the Putin government whilst his “wife” has been coming under fire for her association with Putin. Now we know…

  • antikitschychick says:

    I’ve just seen the Callas documentary that Quanto posted on another thread and I am completely traumatized. What a gloriously fascinating yet unrelentingly tragic life journey that was!…So yeah after having seen that I do hope AN will be ok! :-P . She seems like a strong woman and the circumstances are different though so I’m not too worried… loneliness can be a killer, true, but at least she has her son and other family members…Maria had no one…coincidentally (or perhaps not) AN was actually born two days after Maria’s Death (though many years later obviously). Peculiar fact. Just thought I’d share.