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Tiara in the aisles

Our Own JJ (pictured) is off to cover the Met’s opening night; meanwhile, you, the cher public, are invited to listen to the festivities beginning at 5:45. La Casa della Cieca will be open for your discussion.

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Another season opens this weekend, the much-admired series of livestreams from the Bayerische Staatsoper. The live online telecasts begin with Wozzeck starring Simon Keenlyside on Sunday, October 6 at 1:00 PM EDT.   Read more »

There’s no business like snow business

Tonight at long last brings us to our first Met livechat of the season, cher public, in connection with tonight’s livestream of Eugene Onegin, with the preshow starting at 6:00 and the opera proper a half hour later.