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Cher Public

  • Feldmarschallin: Yes I know that that is why I asked where you were sitting since I will be upstairs in the... 7:36 AM
  • florezrocks: sadly won’t be there — but excited for DiDonato recital next week! 7:30 AM
  • florezrocks: Thank you for the warm feedback and tips!! 7:26 AM
  • Lohengrin: I will NOT sit in Königsloge! But I am used to meet my friends there at the bar. 7:23 AM
  • Feldmarschallin: Yes I saw the article about ML in Engelloge on Tuesday in SZ. Everyone has always managed to... 6:58 AM
  • Lohengrin: My MLs are 19. and 27.Nov. may be 4.Dez. I use to be in front of the Königsloge during... 6:48 AM
  • Feldmarschallin: Well what went on sale so far I have. I don’t like to count my chickens before they... 6:09 AM
  • ML: Gott in seinen himmlischen Farben! 5:55 AM
  • ML: Did you get your “ML” ticket(s)? 5:52 AM
  • ML: … and Parterre is the poorer without him. 5:51 AM

We’ll settle that tonight!

La Cieca has been wining, dining and otherwise wooing her Met connection (pictured above) and he (or is it she?) has come across with some tidbits about upcoming seasons at Casa Gelb, detailed after the jump. Read more »

Teen spirit

Now that the Met’s 2013-2014 season has been published and almost immediately discussed to death, La Cieca thought it would be amusing to do a bit of speculation about what lies ahead as we approach the middle of the decade. An assemblage of gossip and guesswork about the 2014-2015 season follows the jump, and won’t it be fun to look back on this post next February when the official announcement is made? Read more »

Steam heat?

Tenor Vittorio Grigolo, easy on the eyes despite the fright wig, is one of the “Hottest Opera Stars Of 2013″ according to Huffington Post. But does he meet the criteria of the highest authority on hotness of them all, namely the parterre consensus? Read more »