Headshot of La Cieca

Cher Public

  • "“Thirty-five is a very attractive age. London society is full of women of the..." - turings
  • "If I wore my hair like yours I’d be bald." - armerjacquino
  • "I didn’t mean Zinka Miilanov. As to: “Now..who has hit a FABULOUS note..." - Krunoslav
  • "I meant the question in the Vera Charles spirit." - Krunoslav
  • "I dunno – my perpetually nerdy inner teenager was kind of thrilled ;) That’d be..." - turings
  • "Yes….Had one heard only Zinka’ famousnote./..you KNEW she was a sensational..." - zinka
  • "I took a punt and got it wrong. In fact, when I saw TWO BOYS in June 2011 I had..." - armerjacquino
  • "How long have you been 39?" - Krunoslav

Wingless victory

Of particular visual interest in last weekend’s Lohengrin (though not perhaps so tantalizing as Jonas Kaufmann‘s aristocratic bare feet, pictured above) is the very obvious change in the staging that was made between the antegenerale (in which Anja Harteros sang Elsa) and the telecast opening night. Read more »