Cher Public

  • rompicolleone: Hasn’t JK been singing this song all over Europe for the last six months? 7:47 PM
  • manou: Tous dans le même panier? 7:38 PM
  • aulus agerius: PD sounds dreadful – his emission seems utterly undependable. Hey, he’s older than I am – what else would... 7:22 PM
  • Camille: Oh, and Vratogna–for what he lacks in vocal suavité he amply makes up in sleaziness as the most laudiably and justifiably... 7:12 PM
  • Niel Rishoi: I found Cruz-Romo hard-pressed and wiry. Never a fan of Bonisolli. The two stalwarts, Siepi and Bruscantini, sounded by far... 7:07 PM
  • Camille: If it is any consolation to you AKC, so far as Spanish vs. Italian, it is very tricky sometimes. In Rome, I went to school to... 7:01 PM
  • Camille: Just stick with Beurre d’Isigny and forget about but(t)er. Yes, take off those noise cancelling ear muffs and be alert when... 6:34 PM
  • PCally: Armer, the basic timbre of the voice is still appealing I think. But some of his operatic ventures have just been appalling.... 6:24 PM

Ildar pursuit

Our good friends (and advertisers) at Maestro Artist Management have been wondering just how much you, the cher public, know about Ildar Abdrazakov. To test your  knowledge, they are offering a coveted prize to two lucky parterrrians who can answer the trivia questions that follow the jump. Read more »

We’ll be right back after this

La Cieca, appearing live on tape, extends her thanks to parterre’s advertisers for the month of July: Bard SummerScape 2013, the Martina Arroyo Foundation Prelude to Performance, Sonostream, and the American Bach Soloists.

Yet here’s a chat

For your viewing and discussing pleasure tomorrow afternoon, cher public, La Cieca recommends a live webcast of Verdi’s Macbeth from the Bayerische Staatsoper. Read more »


Maggio musicale

On this lovely first day of May, La Cieca encourages the cher public (pictured) to offer a word of thanks to this month’s sponsors of

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Mad mentions

La Cieca would like to take this opportunity to salute our sponsors for the month of April: Carnegie Hall and the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

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March adness

As the balmy breezes of March caress the budding trees, so let your ardent clicks, cher public, express your affection for our advertisers.

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A word from our sponsor

And now a word…

La Cieca is delighted to introduce to you, the cher public, our sponsors for the month of February.

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