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  • Clita del Toro: Those two are having fun, but, unfortunately, the writing is just awful and inane. Imagine a... 10:01 AM
  • DellaCasaFan: Fabulous! I was so disappointed when I saw that only 6 episodes were made. Can’t wait. 9:56 AM
  • armerjacquino: There’s a second series on its way, you’ll be pleased to hear. I’m glad that... 9:43 AM
  • DellaCasaFan: FWIW, after reading the discussion about “ViciousR 21; with Jacobi & McKellen a... 9:36 AM
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West side, east side

Photo: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera“Broadly speaking, there are two types of New Yorkers: the ones who say ‘I’m going to the Met’ meaning ‘I’m going to see an opera’ and the ones to whom the phrase means ‘I’m finally going to see those Piero della Francescas everyone has been talking about.’  Recently, though, opera showed up at both Mets, the Metropolitan Opera and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.” [New York Observer]

Our retrospection will now be all to the future


La Cieca predicts you will be seeing more of the same old puritans at the Met next season, and she’s not just talking about the ones who slouch around during intermission hissing, “You call that a trill?” But uou will also see six new productions (including a Met premiere of a 21st century work) and the local debut of one of opera’s most controversial stage directors. Read more »