Cher Public

  • kashania: Grim: We had Alek Shrader here in Barbieri last season and I had a similar impression. He sang well and (especially in the... 11:45 AM
  • kashania: What La Cieca said. In U.S. (especially expensive cities like NYC), $1.6 for the CEO of an arts institution is par for the... 11:40 AM
  • RosinaLeckermaul: At least they were about the opera and not the personalities of the singers. I miss the days when the intermission... 11:38 AM
  • pasavant: Yes the Emperor has been losing his clothes for a while. The coordination between orchestra and singers was slightly off in the... 11:34 AM
  • Quanto Painy Fakor: I’m very curious to know what Goldowsky’s scripts and delivery sounds like to people here born after 1970. 11:29 AM
  • angeladorable: Yes-he does have something like Parkinson’s. When he conducted Falstaff you could see he could not seem to get in... 11:28 AM
  • Quanto Painy Fakor: httpv://www.youtub GQW_7Iw httpv://www.youtub Lc9C6-0 11:23 AM
  • kennedet: I’m so sorry for you Bill. The last time I heard Cura..I was fortunate enough to be sitting down. His wobble made me off-... 10:51 AM

Abs of a Soldier

La Cieca has obtained this photo of Thomas Hampson headlining Camouflage Night at Powerhouse, uh, rehearsing for Heart of a Soldier at the San Francisco Opera. You can tell the scene is Northern Rhodesia in 1962, because that is where the British military first started offering complimentary personal training packages to their troops. Read more »