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  • alejandro: I was there. IOLANTA was marvelous. I am not a Beczala fan but this was amazing singing tonight.... 11:50 PM
  • Constantine A. Papas: JML, Thanks for correcting my misspelling. 11:45 PM
  • bluecabochon: I wouldn’t wait too long. Symphony Space only has seats upstairs, in the front rows,... 11:02 PM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: And apparently the R department, too. 10:52 PM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: IOLANTA! I am lacking in the N depatment. 10:51 PM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: The opera is called “Iolata̶ 1; (not “IolandaR 21;) and a... 10:50 PM
  • NPW-Paris: He left at the interval? 10:45 PM
  • Evenhanded: Well. Thanks, bluecabochon! I see there are theaters in NY and Philly, and just might try to get... 10:05 PM
  • Evenhanded: Well. Steveac10: I agree on all counts. Valente was a stupendously moving performer and her... 10:03 PM
  • Constantine A. Papas: Did anyone listen to the postponed prima of Iolanda tonight? This is the first time I... 9:59 PM

Fan club

La Cieca is sure that you, the cher public, will make good use of your idle moments this week discussing off-topic and general interest subjects.

Thine alone

La Cieca hopes that you, the cher public, will generously share your off-topic and general interest discussion with tout le monde.

Two on the aisle

La Cieca hopes that even the less celebrated attendees at this week’s intermission feature will feel free to commment on off-topic and general interest subjects.

Austen

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.

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Defense

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.

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Mrs Kavanaugh and Friends

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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intermission

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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flappers

Female truffle

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

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lobby

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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