“Last Thursday night… there was an overwhelming sense the world was ending in more immediate terms. Mr. Levine was conducting his beloved Wagner for what was almost certainly the last time.” [Observer]
Endings (in particular that of James Levine) and beginnings (Anna Netrebko‘s, as a Wagnerian), dominated the list of most popular posts on parterre in the month of May. Read more »
La Cieca (pictured, left) applauds our parterre advertisers for the month of June.
La Cieca’s spies in Dresden report that there were HD cameras aplenty in the Semperoper at Wednesday night’s performance of Lohengrin.
The Péter Eötvös adaptation of Angels in America—as well as Candide and such rarities as La campana sommersa and Los Elementos—are highlights of the New York City Opera’s 2016-2017 season.
La Cieca has the whole thing for you to listen to, cher public, as recorded Sunday afternoon.