Headshot of La Cieca

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  • manou: I often perform the Naked Puppet Show – hands only. Very useful when stuck in traffic. 3:08 PM
  • damekenneth: Can we bring David Groh back from the dead to play her husband? He was one of my first crushes. 3:07 PM
  • Batty Masetto: Too bad, I agree the witches putting the chairs under Lady M was both spooky and dreamlike.... 3:06 PM
  • aulus agerius: I got one guffaw out of it – when Nedda rips the chicken puppet off Tonio and then... 2:52 PM
  • Ilka Saro: They are 90 percent gone. Lady M still walks across some chairs one she is done singing, and... 2:49 PM
  • -Ed.: The Cav was dark, but I didn’t mind. It’s a dark story. Verismo noir? I just followed where... 2:37 PM
  • DonCarloFanatic: They’re gone? 2:07 PM
  • YigeLi: Thank you for the review. One minor mistake: “[...] Fang who garnered a lot of attention last... 1:38 PM
  • Ilka Saro: I kinda miss the chairs in Lady Macbeth’s sleepwalking scene. I don’t blame La... 1:34 PM
  • kashania: Thanks for that. I think La Cieca’s post is inspired by Jessye’s photo..? 1:15 PM

The case of the missing Amelia

“In the space of a few words, the leading role in a major new production had been reassigned. But why?” Zachary Woolfe explores “the byzantine world of opera casting.” [New York Times]