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All fall down

Autumn LeavesOur Own JJ has just filed a “Fall Preview” listicle for his beloved Observer detailing eight operatic events in the New York area this fall he most looks forward to. He coyly can’t reveal what they are since the piece will not be published until next month, but in the meantime, La Cieca (pictured) asks, what are your eight (or even 10) can’t-miss opera events for the autumn? And, of course, why?

Look who’s talking

Coffee talkLa Cieca is proud to share with her cher public (pictured) the transition of to a new commenting system powered by, which will be in place and running within the next day or so. Read on after the jump!  Read more »

Chat: Le nozze di Figaro

AbbeyHere’s your place to chat, cher public, during tonight’s Met broadcast of Le nozze di Figaro, beginning at 7:30 PM.

Cieca Telephone

La commedia comincia

Hello, hello, cher public? You called, I can’t hear a thing.

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Dog Days

Hello there, masterpiece

Fellow parterrians, my review in the Observer of this year’s PROTOTYPE festival does not appear until Wednesday.

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Touched by an angel

La Cieca reminds the cher public (pictured) that The Fiery Angel, webcast live from Munich, begins shortly.

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Cieca as fortuneteller

Cher public, affrettati, precipita per l’etra!

La Cieca’s familiar spirits have been turning their generally steely eyes to the Future Met Wiki, attempting in vain to make sense of impending repertoire and casting at Casa Gelb.

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Future Cieca

Apocalyptic post

“We are all interested in the future, for that is where you and I are going to spend the rest of our lives.”

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seven thousand

Ow, my keyboard!

A milestone of sorts is reached today at La Cieca and her team of experts have posted 7,000 articles on this WordPress-powered site since May 2005.

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Elektral college

La Cieca thought the cher public might like to share some of their favorite Elektra videos and anecdotes.

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