Headshot of La Cieca

Cher Public

  • Feldmarschallin: Yes I know that that is why I asked where you were sitting since I will be upstairs in the... 7:36 AM
  • florezrocks: sadly won’t be there — but excited for DiDonato recital next week! 7:30 AM
  • florezrocks: Thank you for the warm feedback and tips!! 7:26 AM
  • Lohengrin: I will NOT sit in Königsloge! But I am used to meet my friends there at the bar. 7:23 AM
  • Feldmarschallin: Yes I saw the article about ML in Engelloge on Tuesday in SZ. Everyone has always managed to... 6:58 AM
  • Lohengrin: My MLs are 19. and 27.Nov. may be 4.Dez. I use to be in front of the Königsloge during... 6:48 AM
  • Feldmarschallin: Well what went on sale so far I have. I don’t like to count my chickens before they... 6:09 AM
  • ML: Gott in seinen himmlischen Farben! 5:55 AM
  • ML: Did you get your “ML” ticket(s)? 5:52 AM
  • ML: … and Parterre is the poorer without him. 5:51 AM

Pushkin comes to shove

“…Onegin, which opens the Met’s season on Monday, has taken an unusually precipitous tumble from sure thing—a pinnacle of Russian music, featuring the most eminent Russian soprano and Russian conductor of our time, in a production by a widely admired theater director making her Met debut—to headache-plagued.”  [New York Times]

Read meat

After last night’s opening of L’elisir d’amore, the first chirping of critics is heard.   Read more »

First sip

UPDATE: A video preview of the new Elisir follows the jump. La Cieca’s spy reports: “Bartlett Sher‘s warm and winning new production of Donizetti’s L‘Elisir d’Amore was presented at today’s annual Opening Night free public dress rehearsal. Read more »

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La Cieca, like Nature, abhors a vacuum

“Upon my word,” exclaims La Cieca (pictured at right, in the background), “I could almost swear I see a few empty seats on the other side of theater for the Met’s opening night performance of L’elisir d’amore!”

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Anna of the thousands dazed

Tonight’s the night, cher public, traditionally the busiest of the year here at parterre. Complete details on the opening night performance of Anna Bolena after the jump.

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