Yes, it’s that time of year again, cher public. Which artists will win the treasure of a 2015 parterre box “Pubie” Award? Just follow the trail after the jump for your chance to vote! Read more »
The Deutsche Opera an Rhein production of Handel’s Xerxes (which is shared with the Berlin Komische Oper), though I saw it three nights ago, has taken a while to settle down in my brain. That’s not because the Stefan Herheim production is particularly abstruse but rather, on the contrary, because at least at first viewing it seemed relatively straightforward. On the night, I was a little disappointed because I expected something more challenging. Read more »
A problem with scheduling an opera-intensive trip is that you don’t always hear and see the shows in optimum order.
It will come to no surprise to followers of the direction of Stefan Herheim (or to readers of La Cieca’s gushing fangirl appreciations of his work) that his Stuttgart production of Der Rosenkavalier was as “delightfully busy” as we have come to expect.
The first stop on The Cieca and Dawn Regietournee 2015 is the Stuttgart Opera.
Some things just naturally go together, like parterre box and our beloved advertisers.
Your doyenne and her faithful confidante Dawn Fatale are off later this week for a safari, seeking the wild Regie in its natural habitat.
If you’ve been putting off seeing Renée Fleming in Living on Love, you’d better get a move on. The show posted its closing notice today and the final performance will be Sunday May 3.