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  • Lohengrin: P&M is in Prinzregententheat er, not in Nationaltheater. Could be it is a “technical problem” to bring and... 7:36 PM
  • PCally: Camille, don’t go there with Meier! She’s just phenomenal in the role! (I’m kidding, go wherever you want lol,... 7:31 PM
  • phoenix: I thought there was something strange with the title of this thread – Cincinnati is not in the Midwest – like New... 7:27 PM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: There were only Botero 10 canvases of his latest project spread over two floors: his vision of saints, all... 7:25 PM
  • La Cieca: La Cieca’s editing skills grow weaker every day: the above piece is not by Donna Anna (though that formidable lady has a... 6:54 PM
  • vilbastarda: Manou, I take offense, all my life I was the only one that was always right and everyone else was wrong. So please... 6:52 PM
  • manou: Wow JML! That’s some vacation. As someone about to spend time in Dorset with all the family (18 of us), I am most definitely... 6:46 PM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: She and a gentleman companion have been romping up and down Alps, swimming in the Züricher See, going to... 6:42 PM

Our retrospection will now be all to the future


La Cieca predicts you will be seeing more of the same old puritans at the Met next season, and she’s not just talking about the ones who slouch around during intermission hissing, “You call that a trill?” But uou will also see six new productions (including a Met premiere of a 21st century work) and the local debut of one of opera’s most controversial stage directors. Read more »

I had a dream

And in this dream, WQXR’s Operavore was hosting an exclusive season preview for the Met at the charming downtown Greene Space. Ildar Abdrazakov was there, and Isabel Leonard, and David Alden and Thomas Adès, too. Oh, wait, Dolora Zajick was there too, or La Cieca should say “will be there,” because the event was, in fact, no dream but is actually happening on October 10.

And you, cher public, have a chance to join in the festivities too, as will be revealed after the jump.   Read more »