Anna Netrebko and a ten-kilo evening cloak perform “In questa reggia,” complete and live! Read more »
“Guiding her with his hand on her back, he instinctively understood whom she wanted to talk to and whom they should avoid. And she had forgotten how well he could move until he twirled her across the floor. The after-party, at which the women reclined on sofas while dangling their pumps from their toes and the men loosened their ties and drank Scotch, reminded them of a champagne ad. But mostly they were intoxicated with each other.” [New York Times]
Jarrett Ott performs the Kenneth Fuchs monodrama Falling Man tonight at the at the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum.
“He towered over the listless supporting cast like Daniel Day-Lewis guest-starring in a marionette show.”
“Elvira, for whom Mozart reserved his gentlest, most compassionate music…”
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La Cieca thought you, the cher public, might enjoy the return of some classic episodes of Unnatural Acts of Opera.
Not Verdi but Elton John. Oops!
“The antagonistic themes of Aida seem to have spilled into the wings after a student production of Giuseppe Verdi’s opera was cancelled amid a row over suggestions of ‘cultural appropriation’.”