Cher Public

Spin the dial

In preparation for tomorrow night’s revival of Der fliegende Holländer at the Met, it’s time for you, the cher public, to check how well do you know your Sentas. After the jump, a quiz featuring 15 singers performing Senta’s Ballad. Your task is to identify all of them, in the correct order, in the comments section below.  Read more »

Donna son io, signore, ed in mia casa

Though none of the three performances of Anna Netrebko‘s Traviata at La Scala was broadcast, an in-house in decent sound has surfaced, and you can hear it after the jump.  Read more »

Questa donna conoscete?

Last week Anna Netrebko sang in concert Violetta’s first act aria from La traviata, an opera she will return to her repertoire at La Scala on Thursday of this week. You can hear that concert performance after the jump.  Read more »

Schwahnsinn!

La Cieca has the whole thing for you to listen to, cher public, as recorded Sunday afternoon.

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The swan never bothered me anyway

Cher public, you knew La Cieca would come through for you, didn’t you? So hurry past the jump and give a listen.

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So near and yet so far

Here’s an extended clip of what the recent concert tour by Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov sounded like.

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Moor than expected

La Cieca guesses we will have to make these quizzes more challenging.

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Silenzio! Anna verso noi s’avanza

A first hint of what Anna Netrebko‘s latest Verdi role will sound like.

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Ha, wie begreifst du schnell und wohl!

Well done all of you for guessing almost all the correct identities of the mysterious Ortruden.

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Ultima voce del mio destino

Long rumored, here it is: Anna Netrebko sings “Suicidio!” from La Gioconda!

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