Cher Public

Where will one be seen?

So, cher public, as you air out your aigrettes and polish your parures in preparation for the 2015 fall season, which amongst the many offerings, uh, offered will be your must-sees?  Do let your doyenne know via the ingenious online poll you will find after the jump.   Read more »

Stop me if you’ve heard this one

Gala this; gala that; who knew rich people wore clothes so badly?  Freed’s Law (formulated long ago) states that every tenor you meet is going to think he’s the smart one, but there must be some corollary about every opening night opera gala sending out a bat-signal to the one socialite who thinks she’s going to Bring Back the Tiara. Friday night was the occasion not only of a gala, but also an opera by Mr. Verdi, in which people sang.   Read more »