Cher Public

  • chicagoing: I clicked on the Chicago Classical Review site just now and found an entry posted on Saturday entitled, Chicago Fringe Opera... 3:30 PM
  • guy pacifica: Another very stage-worthy Glass opera is Orphée, one of his “chamber operas” that can be easily mounted with... 3:17 PM
  • armerjacquino: Welsh or Washington? (can’t click on the YT as the shared wifi here blocks it) 3:16 PM
  • Dawn Fatale: Interesting point about Copland and Glass being ‘French̵ 7; composers. I think a lot of this has to do with the... 3:13 PM
  • NPW-Paris: Of course, all of us regular opera-goers have cast-iron buttocks after so many Rings and Parsifals and Tristans… 2:54 PM
  • Krunoslav: Hunter’s WNO Turandot in 1979: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=1sAT inor1ZI Tinsley also sang the role there. But I... 2:42 PM
  • NPW-Paris: I had less foresight but I’m used to dining after the opera, i.e. late. 2:26 PM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: At most of the performances of “Einstein on the Beach” which I attended at BAM,I remained in my... 2:11 PM

Fill up the stocking

La Cieca has once again hauled out the holly, climbed down the chimney, sliced up the tinsel and hung some fruitcake on that evergreen bough… which can only mean one thing: the Parterre Holiday Store is open for business! (Note that, as with all Amazon purchases linked from parterre.com, the site will receive a handsome kickback commission on every product you purchase.)

A few words of encouragement from your doyenne follow the jump.   Read more »