La Cieca has recently noted that despite her not enumerating the top ten parterre posts each month, the site has been doing really excellent circulation this winter. So she should probably leave well enough alone, but instead, following the jump, you’ll find a listing of the ten most-read posts of February 2017. Read more »
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Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato is first among equals in a spectacular cast when she sings the title role of Ariodante in this season’s installment of Carnegie Hall’s critically acclaimed cycle of Handel’s operas in concert. A brilliantly melodic work, the opera features outstanding arias for each of the principal singers, including Ariodante’s melancholy “Scherza infida” and show-stopping “Doppo note.” Harry Bicket and The English Concert bring authentic Handelian brilliance to this marvelous opera. (Photo: Simon Pauly) Get tickets. Read more »
Welcome to La Casa della Cieca for the matinee of Salome starting at the Met at 1:00 pm on Saturday, cher public. Please be sure to read the notice after the jump. Read more »
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A readers’ discussion of Gaetano Donizetti garnered the most pageviews of any parterre posting in November.