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  • turings: Alagna was wonderful as Énee. I hadn’t realised it was his first staged production. He was... 4:32 PM
  • Satisfied: Anyone have any luck finding on Spotify? The cover art comes up with Herliztius’ name but... 4:31 PM
  • Camille: Yes, darling Buster, I certainly think so too. From these photos she expresses the Elektra essence... 4:26 PM
  • la vociaccia: Well, Sean Pannikar is back at the Met for Klinghoffer and he has sung Nadir regionally several... 4:20 PM
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Ina moment now

La Cieca hears that soprano Pretty Yende, a standout Met debutante last season in Le Comte Ory, has signed with the company for for four roles over the next three years: Pamina and Lucia in 2014-2015, Adina in 2015-2016 and Rosina in 2016-2017. Read more »

Zurück vom “Ring!”

Peter Gelb says the Ring will definitely not return, as originally planned, in 2017, and where has La Cieca heard that before? [New York Times]

Plank your lucky stars

You Wagnerians out there (and you know who you are!) who are so busily either enjoying this season’s Ring cycle (or, perhaps, not so much) maybe be fascinated and/or appalled to hear that the next scheduled appearance of the Met’s production has been canceled, as irrevocably as these things can ever be. What we know, after the jump. Read more »

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Geherheimnishehr hallt mir dein Wort

It’s not a sure thing, only a “maybe,” but it’s the most exciting Regie news La Cieca has heard all season.

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Put a Ring on

La Cieca (not pictured) was just leaked the information that the next planned revival of the Met’s Ring production (after next season) will be in the spring of 2017, i.e., about five years from now. That’s handy, because five years is the approximate lead time of casting big projects like these; the current crop of Wagnerians treading the Machine were selected circa 2007. A challenge for you, after the jump.

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