Cher Public

  • m. croche: You know, this whole idea that people of color (among many others) might take offense at the sight of a white actor blacking-up... 7:20 PM
  • aulus agerius: I see that Botstein at Bard is offering Iris this summer. Their website says the nearest public transit is Rhinecliff + a 9... 7:15 PM
  • fletcher: I was referring to Los Angeles, sorry. 6:32 PM
  • calaf47: The tenor lost his voice in the act 1 finale..and had to sing many phrases down the octave…ruini ng the melodic line. He... 6:27 PM
  • The Poet Lenski: Roberto De Biasio, Gwyn Hughes Jones and Roberto Alagna are singing Pinkerton. Secco has no scheduled performances as... 6:27 PM
  • phoenix: I like Anna Pirozzi, too. Here’s one for armerjac: httpv://www.youtub JhVtCeU 6:23 PM
  • phoenix: Met website lists Roberto De Biasio as Pinkerton for the February nights(and some later April performances). httpv:// 6:10 PM
  • m. croche: Hi there, C.B.: Thanks for the clarification. (I found that Twitter debate – yikes!) Keep up the good fight. P.S. Could... 5:48 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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Weekly housekeeping

Your doyenne is no good at housewifely duties.

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Covent Garden


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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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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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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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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