Cher Public

  • kraneled: Please Could anybody explain to me what happened to Netrebkos voice? FRÜHLING is a desaster(was she nervous???)ABENDRO T better... 12:59 AM
  • kraneled: The Stuttgart Production which i saw several times was directed by Günther Rennert. 12:53 AM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: Just on Sunday night at the Wiener Staatsballett̵ 7;s annual season-ending Nureyev Gala, I saw a... 11:57 PM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: Right you are: Migenes actually debuted in “Mahagonny&# 8221; in 1979 and then took over for Stratas... 11:50 PM
  • Krunoslav: “Es ist nicht wahr!” Even without looking in the Archives I can testify that Migenes also sang Jenny in MAHAGONNY,... 11:44 PM
  • Will: The great Galina Ulanova was dancing quite well into her 50th year when she finally retired. 10:31 PM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: I have the 2-DVD edition of “Der Büchse der Pandora” and just watched the film on Sunday as I... 10:26 PM
  • WindyCityOperaman: I read somewhere that Alexandra Hunt was the nth hour replacement in that one and only going on for Farley, hardly... 10:22 PM

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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