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  • peter: Kennlyside’s understudy sang the dress rehearsal. They probably just plugged in footage from it. 10:38 PM
  • Camille: Many happy returns to Maestro Tilson Thomas, whom I remember from the late sixties(!) onward, and... 10:32 PM
  • aulus agerius: Correction: Keenlyside in the first act and someone else after that. 10:08 PM
  • aulus agerius: I don’t see any debacle. All I see is a different Rigoletto in the first two acts from... 10:06 PM
  • antikitschychick: “The more you talk the less I have to…” “vat is the genesis? I dont... 9:52 PM
  • antikitschychick: Monty: http://images.soda head.com/polls/004 367075/1350461932_ soap_funny_xlarge. jpeg ;-)... 9:34 PM
  • antikitschychick: haha muchas gracias Camille que disfrutes estos dias de festejo; te deseo mucha salud y... 9:31 PM
  • Quanto Painy Fakor: The video of the Audi Rigoletto debacle from last night in Vienna is watchable and... 9:15 PM
  • Camille: Feliz Navidad, Chicaquerida! Tantos exitos y prosperidad en el año nuevo!! !Cuba libre!... 9:15 PM
  • Camille: Lotte Lehmann vs. Marilyn Horne Or is it the other way around? 8:57 PM

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.

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.

Female truffle

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

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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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opera_stage

“Catalani is no Mrs. Billington”

The parterrians are invited to put the internecine squabbling on hold for a while, the better to discuss off-topic and general interest subjects.

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Brief pause

While we’re waiting for the webcast from Glyndebourne, cher public (and afterward, of course) please talk quietly among yourselves about off-topic and general interest subjects.

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clara

Restoring Clara’s notes

Whilst the theatrical doctor attempts to restore the voice of Mrs. Billington, you, the cher public, are asked to fill up the time with discussion of off-topic and general interest subjects.

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boxes

parterre for the course

No need to crowd, cher public: there’s plenty of room for everyone to discuss off-topic and general interest subjects.

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At the Opera

P.S. I glove you

La Cieca would never kid you, cher public: it’s that time of the week when we discuss off-topic and general interest subjects.

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