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Cher Public

  • armerjacquino: Yep, Meade not Mosuc: http://www.eif.co. uk/2014/williamtel l#.U87QzKh_d74 5:00 PM
  • laddie: Excuse me while I go to live in my own private Idaho. 4:57 PM
  • kennedet: Fair enough. In no way did I mean to fault Meade for her current standing. I am sure she has worked... 4:54 PM
  • Hippolyte: Meade has always been scheduled for the Torino Tell performances in Chicago and New York, but for... 4:40 PM
  • manou: Fair statement. 4:39 PM
  • PushedUpMezzo: Nothing wrong with a cult following in Amsterdam (those were the days!). She was always a bit... 3:57 PM
  • armerjacquino: Croche: I don’t think there’s any chance it’ll be acted on either. I’m... 3:44 PM
  • armerjacquino: Bloody good she was, too. 3:43 PM
  • m. croche: Depends on the state of the fair. 3:42 PM
  • steveac10: He is the protege of his predecessor Joan Ingpen, who pioneered the 5 years out casting disease... 3:40 PM

Into the weeds

Noted exemplar of Viennese frivolity Deborah Voigt will sing her first performances of The Merry Widow with Michigan Opera Theater in April 2015.

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“Superstar soprano Deborah Voigt and powerhouse opera and theater director Francesca Zambello, friends for over 25 years, came to 92Y to talk opera, inspiration, artistry and friendship.” Read more »

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“On Wednesday, April 23rd at 8:15 PM, renowned soprano Deborah Voigt and opera and theater director Francesca Zambello, friends for over twenty-five years, join to discuss opera, inspiration, artistry and friendship. Ms. Zambello and Ms. Voigt have challenged stereotypes while building brilliant careers and navigating the high-flying demands of an international opera profession.”

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An open letter to Sarah Billinghurst

Before you depart the Met at the end of this season, Ms. Billinghurst, you have the chance to do some good for both the Met audience and James Levine.

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Slow curtain

La Cieca has just been informed that Deborah Voigt‘s engagement as Leonore in Fidelio at Liège has quietly disappeared from her website.

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Post-Liebestod

“The title character in Barber’s Gothic melodrama Vanessa, a self-deluded, manipulative older woman, ‘keeps coming up,’ Ms. Voigt said.”

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Season of no witch

Deborah Voigt, “unfortunately ill,” will not sing her first Ortrud this Sunday at the Festival de Lanaudière. According to the festival’s press office, a replacement will be named later today.

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Exactly what it says on the tin

Florida Grand Opera to Honor Deborah Voigt with SMOKE & MIRRORS Celebration

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And the 2013 Pubies go to…

One startling upset catches the eye among the many winners (if that is the word) of the 2013 Parterre Box Awards.

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Requiem for a dream

Last night, La Cieca finally got around to watching that documentary about the rocky road to the new Ring at the Met, and she has a thought or two about this whole brouhaha.

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