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  • manou: Lo Scalia da Satan 8:28 PM
  • steveac10: The more the details and ramifications of this situation come to light (although really they’ve been brewing for at least... 8:21 PM
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  • zinka: I spoke to Marcello’s friend..He almost cancelled..but went on…The PIRA is what he was about… I hear the... 7:30 PM
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  • Patrick Mack: ” The square in Amiens effectively suggested a train station but then so did Manon’s cavernous Paris bedroom ”... 7:25 PM
  • uwsinnyc: Fantastic review! Pleasure to read. The Times review panned the production but thought more highly of the lead singers. Still, I... 7:07 PM
  • antikitschychick: LOL well Levine is reportedly 72 while Scalia was 79. I feel bad for his family and friends (including Justice Ginsburg... 7:05 PM

Where one will be seen

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 »

Where will one be seen?

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 »

Femmes fatales

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 »

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Vital statistics

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.

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Olivia

Luke swarm

La Cieca (pictured) fears that the parterre hive mind proved itself populated with more drones than workers this time around.

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The man on the wedding cake

Though at the moment we have no indication that there will be a cast change for the final three performances of La Cenerentola at tha Met, La Cieca does think the group mind should apply itself to the pressing question of exactly wbich tenor will appear in the HD telecast on May 10.

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chuchman

“Say, what’s in this drink?”

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.

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Die Frau Ohne Schatten

Who’s that woman?

You have voted, cher public, a total of 2,265 times, and you’ve decided!

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autumn

Fall forward

Utterly scientific polls follow the jump.

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Driving Miss Dessay

Always front and center with a vote of confidence, Peter Gelb told the New York Times, “Natalie is one of the great artists, but she also is somewhat fragile.”

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