Headshot of La Cieca

Cher Public

  • "If there’s any interest in the upcoming “La Ciociara”..." - Batty Masetto
  • "Happy Birthday, Claudio Scannavini! httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=Cicg a_S5-Lk" - m. croche
  • "Oops. httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=N4-Z EYqDKUg" - m. croche
  • "Ama bugün “Mehmet̶ 1; biz derdim." - Batty Masetto
  • "Happy Birthday, Luca Mosca! httpV://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=N4-Z EYqDKUg" - m. croche
  • "Happy Birthday, Pascal Dusapin! httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=cReA Xjd-JB0" - m. croche
  • "You’re doing the Lord’s work." - lindoro
  • "Born on this day in 1922, Iannis Xenakis. httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=M..." - m. croche

The showgirl must go on

Last night’s complete concert version of Die Csárdásfürstin from Dresden is viewable, after the jump. Read more »

Out of the cradle endlessly rocking

No, not a Regie quiz—though that feature will return soon enough now that the season is up and running—but rather an image from the new Dmitri Tcherniakov production of Jenufa for the Opernhaus Zürich. Read more »

One furtive tenor

SHOWBIZ Operastar 144450“Mexikanische Startenor” Rolando Villazón has canceled tomorrow night’s performance of L’elisir d’amore at the Munich Opera Festival due to an “acute infection.”  Speaking of “a cute,” substituting in the role of Nemorino will be puppylicious Pavol Breslik. [via]