Cher Public

  • la vociaccia: I like when he puts his director hat on at the end and suggests setting the show in Tehran or Saudi Arabia. I somehow doubt... 11:24 AM
  • Cicciabella: It’s a very well-written review, whether you agree with his ideas or not. Also, he seems a little bit obsesssed with... 11:23 AM
  • DerLeiermann: I’m loving this review, lol. 11:08 AM
  • armerjacquino: ‘hitting the high note at the end of Act 1 that the great Licia Albanese often avoided’ Can I get a random? 11:01 AM
  • chicagoing: Wondering about the absence of any upcoming scheduled performances for tenor Guiseppe Filianoti on either Operabase or his... 10:58 AM
  • Quanto Painy Fakor: Goro (Vespa, ragno maledetto!) 10:51 AM
  • Ilka Saro: I see that Devia has not sung any roles at the Met since 1994. Apparently she sang a concert there in 2006, but otherwise... 10:47 AM
  • armerjacquino: … and Amara is WONDERFUL in it. Perfect mix of youthful timbre and vocal power, and so committed. The Mitropoulos... 10:10 AM

The burning Ghars, or Ghats, or whatever they are

Lots of chatter in the British press about the Rowley rowdydow at the Garden, but what interests La Cieca the most is the pictorial evidence that Laurent Pelly‘s production of Robert le Diable looks exactly like a biscuit box.