The results are in for the 2015 fall season poll, and now La Cieca (not pictured) will know where to find the cher public, including some rather out-of-the-way places. The list of offerings and the number of votes for each follow the jump. Read more »
So, cher public, as you air out your aigrettes and polish your parures in preparation for the 2015 fall season, which amongst the many offerings, uh, offered will be your must-sees? Do let your doyenne know via the ingenious online poll you will find after the jump. Read more »
Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato is first among equals in a spectacular cast when she sings the title role of Ariodante in this season’s installment of Carnegie Hall’s critically acclaimed cycle of Handel’s operas in concert. A brilliantly melodic work, the opera features outstanding arias for each of the principal singers, including Ariodante’s melancholy “Scherza infida” and show-stopping “Doppo note.” Harry Bicket and The English Concert bring authentic Handelian brilliance to this marvelous opera. (Photo: Simon Pauly) Get tickets. Read more »
It’s official! You’ve cast your votes for the operas you most look forward to hearing at the Met this fall, and if the opera has “Macbeth” in the title, you’re there. Most popular among the cher public were Macbeth, Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, The Death of Klinghoffer, Die Meistersinger and Le nozze di Figaro. Complete results after the jump. Read more »
Now that you know how to obtain same-day tickets to the Met, cher public, all that remains is deciding which operas you intend to see.
La Cieca (pictured) fears that the parterre hive mind proved itself populated with more drones than workers this time around.
Given the no-show of Anna Netrebko at the final dress rehearsal of L’elisir d’amore, the recent rift in the Netrebko-Schrott household and this insane weather, La Cieca thinks it’s time for the hive mind to decide who’s singing Adina at the Met on Thursday night.