Now that everyone (who is everyone) is here, cher public, proceed with the off-topic and general interest discussion!
Even supermodels take a break from enjoying the opera now and again to discuss off-topic and general interest subjects.
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 »
Take a break from whatever sports game may be played today, cher public, and discuss a few off-topic and general interest subjects.
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.
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.
As we trudge into the final week of 2014, La Cieca can only echo her Doppelgängerin in the vintage cartoon above.
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.