Here’s your place to chat, cher public, during tonight’s Met broadcast of Le nozze di Figaro, beginning at 7:30 PM.
Hello, hello, cher public? You called, I can’t hear a thing. Well, actually at the moment I can’t hear your chat, which is the problem. The software used for the regular “La Casa della Cieca” chat is somehow mucking up the smooth operation of the site, and so, for the moment, your doyenne asks to you chat in an alternate fashion, to be explained after the jump. Read more »
The celebration of 50 years of the Mostly Mozart Festival at Lincoln Center includes “The Illuminated Heart,” a theatrical fantasy of Mozart operas and ensembles featuring Christine Goerke, Ana María Martínez, Matthew Polenzani and Peter Mattei; plus staged concerts of Così fan tutte and Idomeneo. Tickets and more information are at MostlyMozart.org. Read more »
Fellow parterrians, my review in the Observer of this year’s PROTOTYPE festival does not appear until Wednesday, by which time their presentation of the absolutely remarkable contemporary opera Dog Days will have closed. There are still tickets available for Monday’s closing night at the Skirball Center at NYU, and if you can at all be there, you must be there. As you will read next Wednesday, “After more than two hours of emotional pummeling from this magnificent opera, I felt like I’d been through an apocalypse myself.” Read more »
“We are all interested in the future, for that is where you and I are going to spend the rest of our lives.”
A milestone of sorts is reached today at parterre.com: La Cieca and her team of experts have posted 7,000 articles on this WordPress-powered site since May 2005.
La Cieca thought the cher public might like to share some of their favorite Elektra videos and anecdotes.
Here you are, cher public, your ten most popular parterre box postings (by numbers of pageviews) for the week of September 27-October 3, 2015.
In between gazing at tonight’s Super Blood Moon, cher public, you are invited to post your favorite moon-related YouTube videos in the comments section below.