Cher Public

  • RosinaLeckermaul: Supposedly there was a big gala farewell dinner for JL, friends and donors on the Fledermaus Act II set on the Met stage. 3:59 PM
  • La Cieca: Yes, no doubt that is why Gelb consented to a last-minute change of plans about Levine’s retirement and agreed to the... 3:25 PM
  • Signor Bruschino: I get the feeling that Gelb has been doing everything possible to not be very gracious in Levines departure 3:14 PM
  • sogalitno: also want to add that i think its downright mean that the met did not stream on sirius these last MET Concerts by Levine. If he... 2:56 PM
  • sogalitno: very touching. wish i had been there. … hope someone has put this down for posterity… somehow. 2:53 PM
  • Olivero is my Drug of Choice: Christine Goerke’s Facebook status 5/24: Yeah… Soooooo…. Just sang through bleeding chunks... 2:52 PM
  • kashania: Thanks for a great review as always, Christopher. I was taken back to memories of Goerke and Vinke singing Siegfried together in... 2:48 PM
  • kashania: What an elegantly written review, full of wonderful observations about the piece and the production. I loved this paragraph:... 2:36 PM

You didn’t notice the wallpaper?

In the interest of absolute accuracy (for surely the cher public deserves no less!) La Cieca offers the following correction. The location pictured in the still photo of Naked Opera is not, in fact, the Berlin Komische Oper, but rather the Hotel Imperial in Vienna. And how does La Cieca know that, you ask? Read more »