Cher Public

  • Nelly della Vittoria: I was there too. He was good, wasn’t he? Missing that last bit of ardour, maybe, but it was elegantly done. As... 3:17 PM
  • armerjacquino: You know what, bronzino? If you want to live in a world where, say, Kiri te Kanawa is considered a greater artist than,... 3:08 PM
  • phoenix: Have you been listening to her broadcasts from Seattle Opera (Tosca, Nabucco, Maria Stuarda, etc.)? I don’t know about... 3:00 PM
  • Lohenfal: Ciccia, you’re probably right in thinking that this was best in HD. I was at the Met yesterday and had a very mixed... 2:41 PM
  • Quanto Painy Fakor: A few months ago, the American soprano Mary Elizabeth Williams proved that she is a wonderful NORMA. Here’s... 2:34 PM
  • Will: Because Paul Appleby was considered a comer, I was a bit disappointed to find that the only performance I could go to was one in... 2:12 PM
  • oscar: I too am not a big fan of Meier but I went to the HD yesterday and I found her performance overwhelming. I heard her Kundry live... 1:42 PM
  • LT: This dance is quite good. @3:51 httpv://youtu.be/Z C7CeAe_pYA?t=3m51s 1:33 PM

Window of opportunity

You may recall a couple of weeks ago La Cieca spoke to Giuseppe Filianoti about the “lost” aria from Cilea’s L’arlesiana he had reconstructed to include in a concert performance of the opera. Well, now you can hear what the piece sounds like in context, thanks to our old friend YouTube. Read more »