Headshot of La Cieca

Cher Public

  • "Meh. I’d rather see a performance of Poliuto over L’Elisir..." - Bluebeard
  • "Found it: http://www.spectat or.co.uk/arts/oper a/9541582/was-glyn debourne-right..." - NPW-Paris
  • "I saw one wondering if it was worth reviving." - NPW-Paris
  • "It would have been better if he’d said “You should call your blog 000 We Left..." - NPW-Paris
  • "I think he’s more usually called Mehmed, isn’t he?" - NPW-Paris
  • "I owe it to a friend. I was just about to leave a Pelléas at the Salle Favart when..." - NPW-Paris
  • "I really thought the Meistersinger was brilliant as well (flawed, but brilliant)..." - PCally
  • "http://www.teatroa llascala.org/it/an nullamento-recital -anja-harteros.htm l" - manou

The singing dead

“Somehow with opera, just as with theatre, it turns out that the monster’s head still hasn’t been cut off. Or else, like any monster worthy of the name, it keeps finding ways to rise from the grave.” Occasional friend of the box Joseph Cermatori offers an obituary of sorts for opera in New York in 2011-2012 in PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art.