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Georgia on my mind

Jaw-breaking soprano Tamar Iveri is trying to walk back her recent homophobic rant by saying she has “many gay friends.” Read more »

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

Anthony Tommasini and his long-time partner Ben McCommon were married on Friday.

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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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