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Der Sommer schauert still seinem Ende entgegen

damrauThe first “La Casa della Cieca” chat of the 2016-2017 season features Diana Damrau as the featured soloist in an Academy Concert from the Bayerisches Staatsoper, conducted by Kirill Petrenko. The livestream begins at 2:00 PM here in New York. The complete program, plus chat details, after the jump.  Read more »

Chat: Pelléas et Mélisande

PelleasThe widely-acclaimed Aix-en-Provence production of Pelléas et Mélisande, broadcast at 1:00 PM on CBC-TWO, is the subject of this afternoon’s discussion at La Casa della Cieca.

Chat: Amleto

AmletoTo chat or not to chat? La Cieca opens the doors of her casa this afternoon for Franco Faccio’s Amleto, streamed from the Bregenz Festival.  Read more »

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Chat: Bayreuth Festival

Chat about live broadcasts from this year’s Bayreuth Festival.

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Chat: Les Indes galantes

The cher public are invited to enjoy this afternoon’s live webcast of Les Indes galantes from the Bayerische Staatsoper.

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Chat: Pikovaya dama

Parterre fave Stefan Herheim returns to Dutch National Opera to direct Pikovaya dama, in which the director attempts to reflect on the composer’s life, notably his hidden love for men.

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Saturday afternoon chat

La Cieca is sure she is unanimous in stating that this afternoon’s online opera broadcasts offer something for everyone in the parterre continuum.

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Chat: listeners’ choice

During the dull season for opera broadcasts here in New York the cher public are invited to select from the afternoon offerings listed on

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Chat: I puritani

“King of the High D’s” Javier Camarena headlines an HD video performance of I puritani this afternoon live from the Compañia Nacional de Ópera in Mexico.

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Chat: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

An early bird special chat: the premiere of Die Meistersinger from the Bayerische Staatsoper, featuring DJ Jummy Jonas.

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