Headshot of La Cieca

Cher Public

  • "I am gaga over your photoshop prowess." - Tory Adore
  • "httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=bgLr RogSZxc" - Quanto Painy Fakor
  • "It’s disappointing to see the OONY Devereux win its category. Although Devia..." - Hippolyte
  • "Sorry but I didn’t vote at all – mostly because I didn’t see any of..." - phoenix
  • "It is funny, because she couldn’t sing Gertrud to save her life in several..." - Krunoslav
  • "Le fin https://youtu.be/a sdaK2syfZ" - Chimene
  • "https://youtu.be/2 wMZXWSJg6E" - Chimene
  • "Wow, I had no idea… were the cancellations related to her pregnancy?? So her..." - Chimene

Her maestro’s voice

Our Own Poison Ivy interviews conductor Alain Altinoglu over at her own blog, Poison Ivy’s Wall of Text. (Photo © Fred Toulet.)

Renaissance man

muti_renaissanceLa Cieca hears whispers from rehearsals of the Met’s eagerly-awaited new production of Attila that maestro Riccardo Muti is somewhat more, shall we say, engaged in the process than your average stick-waver. Read more »

The view from Kareol

kleiber_thumbPoet of the podium Carlos Kleiber leads the final minutes of Tristan und Isolde from the mystic abyss of Bayreuth, circa 1975. Read more »