Headshot of La Cieca

Cher Public

  • "Netrebko cancelled the 2 shows that I had tickets for…(Milan and Paris) and now I..." - moi
  • "Well, before there were THOSE Angels ( MLB) there were two minor league teams in..." - semira mide
  • "Thank you for the correction. Only 66 when she passed." - WindyCityOperaman
  • "Great little essay Batty; we have discussed this on Parterre before but you make the..." - laddie
  • "OI VEY….I sang Schlemil…2 versions (One w.Ramey)…..T YPE-CASTING??? I..." - zinka
  • "and then came 2004. . ." - parpignol
  • "Reinhardt is quite tall and lanky, so at least the contrast of tall boy and..." - A. Poggia Turra
  • "How about for 2017, Bartoli tackling another, more age-appropriate B’way..." - Krunoslav

Le tout New York

Now that everyone (who is everyone) is here, cher public, proceed with the off-topic and general interest discussion!

Dovima sono

Even supermodels take a break from enjoying the opera now and again to discuss off-topic and general interest subjects.

The wedding crasher

Take a break from whatever sports game may be played today, cher public, and discuss a few off-topic and general interest subjects.

Age of Innocence

Small and inconvenient

“Conservatives cherished it for being small and inconvenient…”

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housekeeping

Weekly housekeeping

Your doyenne is no good at housewifely duties.

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Covent Garden

Crush

Take your time promenading, cher public, but please return in time to discuss off-topic and general interest subjects before the bell rings for the next act.

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Pompadour

Alla pompadour che s’appresta, meco, o schiava, assisterai!

Appearances to the contrary, La Cieca is not teasing when she invites the cher public (pictured) to enjoy discussion of off-topic and general interest subjects.

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Un-gay

The doyenne’s lament

As we trudge into the final week of 2014, La Cieca can only echo her Doppelgängerin in the vintage cartoon above.

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intermission

Serious business

La Cieca (left) reminds her cher public that it is time once again for conversation about off-topic and general interest discussion on the very important and weighty subject of The Opera.

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White Rabbit

No late seating

Your tardy doyenne (pictured) invites the cher public to make the most of what remains of this week to enjoy off-topic and general interest discussions.

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