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  • zinka: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=WhNL -gx6fUs I must have told you how I “discovered& #8217;... 11:05 PM
  • laddie: -Ed. – for you, a picture: http://tinyurl.com /kemlkfz 10:45 PM
  • manou: Not to butt in, but David kicks butt and will not be the butt of so many jokes in the future. 9:53 PM
  • Poison Ivy: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=XX4f EC_zwck 9:44 PM
  • Guestoria Unpopularenka: I’m still astounded as to how anyone can be named Butt. 9:42 PM
  • manou: Of course – and some of the dancers are the same as for the first performances twenty years ago. 9:33 PM
  • Poison Ivy: Thanks for the report manou! Do they still dance on the gambling tables in Act Two scene 2? 9:28 PM
  • manou: “David will appear as Goliath” maybe. 9:18 PM
  • rapt: I don’t know what made me do it–perhaps the contagion of Manou’s more antic... 9:15 PM
  • mia apulia: o glorious screaming! 9:01 PM

Smiling through

And we have a Mot du Jour!

A la faveur de cette nuit obscure

La Cieca does what she can in her own little way to, well, light a single candle against ignorance, but sometimes she is surprised by her own strength. Who knew, for example, that your doyenne (or was it Our Own JJ?) had mounted a “HATE CAMPAIGN in order to destroy the carrier of one of today’s greatest voices?” (It’s on Facebook, so it must be true.)

Ring cycle

According to Tim Page‘s Facebook page (and who is La Cieca to doubt Tim Page’s Facebook page, I ask you?), Anthony Tommasini and his long-time partner Ben McCommon were married on Friday. Congratulations to the happy couple!

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Open mouthed

An exciting album of photos from Stefan Herheim‘s new production of Salome that opened tonight at the Salzburg Easter Festival. (All images by Monika & Karl Forster).

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Socialism

Don’t worry, La Cieca isn’t going to let politics rear its ugly head (or, since we’re talking about La Cieca here, let’s say “its pretty head”); rather, the “social” we’re talking about here is as in “social media.” Just a housekeeping tip or two for you after the jump.

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The cup and the lip

You know La Cieca adores her some Gheorghiu, but the “scheduled”  (not to mention the Soprano Math) just cries out for mockery.

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Love’s old tweet song

La Cieca would like to call the cher public’s attention to the new “share” buttons at the foot of each posting here on parterre.com. Clicking on the “Like” button will alert your Facebook friends of your affection for the given posting; the “Tweet” button will send the current posting to your Twitter feed.

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