“Il Leone di Lucca” (as La Cieca has never heard the composer called) was born December 22, 1858. On the anniversary of his birth, you are invited to discuss favorite performances of his work, with or without the aid of YouTube. Read more »
It’s that date that rolls around once a year, cher public, the day we celebrate the 1993 founding of parterre box and the 1923 birth of Maria Callas. Read more »
The dynamic American singing actress celebrates the 90th anniversary of her birth today. Read more »
La Cieca wants to get a jump on this busy birthday season by offering a remembrance of Birgit Nilsson a day early.
On this, the anniversary of her natal day, May 15, La Cieca likes to think back to that moment…
La Cieca (pictured, left) celebrated her birthday early this year when she unexpectedly received the perfect gift—the following press release.
Still going strong after (approximately) 1,500 YouTube appearances, Our Own Maestro Wenarto celebrates the anniversary of his birth today.
To think, if I’d had a kid instead, he could be out there supporting me now, or at least off at college smoking dope and getting laid.
The diva, soon to open the Met season in Anna Bolena, marks the Four Oh milestone today.
Congratulations to the composer (Two Boys, Dark Sisters) and blogger on this day of transition from Wunderkind to Wundererwachsener. (Photo by Sam West)