Attendees of tomorrow’s parterre meet and greet (pictured) are reminded that Our Own JJ will be available in the Bar Thalia area of Symphony Space beginning at 2:00 for ticket pickup and registration for what promises to be a truly staggering door prize to be awarded during the second intermission of Les Vêpres Siciliennes. Read more »
The much-anticipated Stefan Herheim production of Les Vêpres Siciliennes opened last night at the Royal Opera, and the New York Times‘ Zachary Woolfe was something less than completely bowled over.
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.
La Cieca spies spotted the New York Times‘ Anthony Tommasini at the opening of the Salzburg Meistersinger, which indicates his review should be appearing by tomorrow at the latest.
Stefan Herheim‘s production of Die Meistersinger is set on the surface of Hans Sachs’ writing table!
Soprano Elizabeth Blancke-Biggs sings the final scene from Salome in the Stefan Herheim production for Den Norske Opera.
Finally some video of Stefan Herheim‘s Salome production shows up on YouTube.
It’s not a sure thing, only a “maybe,” but it’s the most exciting Regie news La Cieca has heard all season.