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  • antikitschychick: Sounds fascinating. I must admit I’ve never read Through the Looking Glass and if I didn’t have a bunch of... 11:29 AM
  • Milady DeWinter: You’re welcome, Anktchk! I adore all things Alice and re-read both Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking... 11:01 AM
  • antikitschychick: that sounds really cool Milady, thanks for sharing that. 10:50 AM
  • Milady DeWinter: And there will also be a lovely Alice exhibition at Philadelphia’ ;s Rosenbach Museum in the fall, featuring... 10:24 AM
  • PCally: Lang singing Isolde? I really like her a lot but I cannot really picture her as Isolde. More and more I’m wishing for Kampe,... 9:26 AM
  • Buster: Now Helen Donath has announced she will sing her final Mrs. Grose this week, I am skipping Elektra, and head of to Wiesbaden for... 6:39 AM
  • lyrebird: One more try httpv://youtu.be/B abLd9welOs 5:57 AM
  • lyrebird: Any excuse to remember the fabulous Coral Browne, Mrs Vincent Price, never more memorable than in Alan Bates’ An... 5:56 AM

And the 2013 Pubies go to…

One startling upset catches the eye among the many winners (if that is the word) of the 2013 Parterre Box Awards. Read more »

To tell the truth

Four of La Cieca’s favorite people, Diana Soviero, Ira Siff, Robert Lombardo and Ken Benson, assemble on November 9 at the impressively named “Metropolitan Opera Guild Learning Center” to trade their views on the subject of verismo opera. It’s a panel discussion sponsored by the Marcello Giordani Foundation, and there’s more information on tickets and times here.

Saddle sore?

giordani_thumbLa Cieca was just forwarded the following ominous announcement: “The George London Foundation Recital event that was to feature tenor Marcello Giordani and soprano Susanna Phillips at The Morgan Library & Museum on Sunday, December 12, 2010, at 4:30 PM, has been canceled. Mr. Giordani has been hospitalized with a severe case of sciatica and is unable to perform.” Does sciatica improve between a Sunday and a Tuesday, or should Carl Tanner report for costume fittings?

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From A to Zeani

An appearance by legendary diva Virginia Zeani is but one of the highlights of tomorrow night’s Marcello Giordani Foundation Concert and Dinner.

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