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  • Quanto Painy Fakor: Here is the version of the Kinghoffer sisters’ statement as published in the JTA.... 11:07 PM
  • Quanto Painy Fakor: Actually, when one understands how difficult it can be for people who are not used to... 10:59 PM
  • Satisfied: Apparently the protesters got bored and left halfway through, I hardly heard a peep in the second... 10:37 PM
  • mirywi: . I don’t see how protest that led to censorship has anything to do with making opera relevant. 10:24 PM
  • Bill: Zinka – well Gertrude Grob-Prandl did not make alot of commercial recordings and was a fine... 9:43 PM
  • uwsinnyc: Just read the insert from the daughters in the Playbill. Very thoughtfully and well written. Also... 9:28 PM
  • brahseph: The booing was louder for Wilson’s Lohengrin :) Btw it sounded like the disruptor tonight was... 9:08 PM
  • Satisfied: Surpassingly, very little ruckus so far. Some shouts during musical pauses, but nothing... 9:01 PM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: Just to put that in context, this was just published by the Wall Street... 8:59 PM
  • philomel: And there it is. A man is yelling “The murderer of Klinghoffer will never be forgiven!R... 8:45 PM

Does anyone still wear a mobcap?

La Cieca trust that you, the cher public, will don your finest festoonery for this week’s discussion of off-topic and general interest subjects.

Défense de fumer

Though our gypsy friend Carmen may not puff cigarettes in Australia, nothing will prevent the cher public from blowing smoke about off-topic and general interest subjects.

The return of the intermission feature

You, the cher public (pictured) have spoken, and La Cieca is happy to reinstate this weekly posting where you are invited to discuss off-topic and general interest subjects.

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That will bring us back to Do

As the New York season starts, cher public, here is your refuge where you may discuss off-topic and general interest subjects.

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Female truffle

Even bonbons are not as delicious as the weekly discussion of off-topic and general interest subjects.

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The page of innocence

Parterrians are advised to gather together their parures, aigrettes and lorngettes and saunter back to their loges, because it’s time for discussion of off-topic and general interest subjects.

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mascaron

The opera glasses are half full

Now that we have the good news (or anyway the goodish news) that the Met’s season will continue apace, let’s unbend a bit, cher public, and discuss off-topic and general interest subjects.

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“Catalani is no Mrs. Billington”

The parterrians are invited to put the internecine squabbling on hold for a while, the better to discuss off-topic and general interest subjects.

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Brief pause

While we’re waiting for the webcast from Glyndebourne, cher public (and afterward, of course) please talk quietly among yourselves about off-topic and general interest subjects.

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Restoring Clara’s notes

Whilst the theatrical doctor attempts to restore the voice of Mrs. Billington, you, the cher public, are asked to fill up the time with discussion of off-topic and general interest subjects.

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