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  • redbear: This month, Capriccio is running concurrently with Trovatore, next month Meistersinger is running with Trovatore, April has... 4:07 PM
  • danpatter: What a great review! I love all the detail and the thoughtful examination of this work. Thanks! Now, if there were only a small... 3:51 PM
  • m. croche: Plus a Francesconi premiere and a Cavalli. So really, composers-ending-w ith-i are pretty well covered. 3:47 PM
  • fletcher: Yeah, strange that they’re spending all that time with Rameau, Gluck, Berlioz, Bizet, Saint-Saëns, and Offenbach –... 3:37 PM
  • dgf: Mr. Innauarato’s review of “Cold Mountain” is spot on. I was puzzled at how many of the reviews after last... 3:37 PM
  • gloria: GOOD NEWS – Jonas Kaufmann issued a statement of regret to US fans 2/7/16. Little things do mean a lot. This year he has... 3:18 PM
  • Gualtier M: Roberto is only two or three years older than Angela. They are the same generation – not really “an older... 3:01 PM
  • steveac10: Yeah, if you need illusion netting to pull off a racer back gown…just say no. 3:00 PM

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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