La Cieca has the whole thing for you to listen to, cher public, as furtively recorded Sunday afternoon. Read more »
Cher public, you knew La Cieca would come through for you, didn’t you? So hurry past the jump and give a listen. Read more »
Lincoln Center’s Great Performers presents Diana Damrau on Saturday, December 10th, joined by Xavier de Maistre on harp, performing works by Debussy, Strauss, Fauré, and more. A regular at the Met Opera, Damrau has been called “a soprano of matchless intelligence” (Guardian).
“One of the greatest proponents of the German lied tradition” (New York Times), baritone Christian Gerhaher performs an all-Mahler program on Saturday, December 17th, featuring Gerold Huber on piano. The Telegraph calls him “the most moving singer in the world.”
Both performances are at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall.
For those homebody members of the cher public who don’t frequent such venues as Nagoya, Seoul, Taipei or Santa Monica, here’s an extended clip of what the recent concert tour by Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov sounded like. Read more »
La Cieca guesses we will have to make these quizzes more challenging.
A first hint of what Anna Netrebko‘s latest Verdi role will sound like.
Well done all of you for guessing almost all the correct identities of the mysterious Ortruden.
Again dipping into the rich archive of live recordings remastered and made available by the late Mike Richter, we find this selection from his early disc “Odd Opera 2.”
Serious opera fan and internet pioneer Mike Richter died earlier this week.