Cher Public

Alma costanza

“The Met also said a new production of Bellini’s Norma with Anna Netrebko and Joyce DiDonato will open the 2017-18 season.” [AP]

Ice ice baby

Now, understand, this is the snippiest of snippets, but it is indeed the first hint of Anna Netrebko‘s Turandot!   Read more »

On boroughed time

“By the end of next year… the axis of opera in New York may just possibly have shifted from Lincoln Center to a loft in Gowanus.” [Observer]

Cher public, affrettati, precipita per l’etra!

La Cieca’s familiar spirits have been turning their generally steely eyes to the Future Met Wiki, attempting in vain to make sense of impending repertoire and casting at Casa Gelb.

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Apocalyptic post

“We are all interested in the future, for that is where you and I are going to spend the rest of our lives.”

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Everything’s coming up Jamie

Mezzo-of-the-moment Jamie Barton’s future Met assignments include . . .

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Insieme, perduta, abbandonata

La Cieca hears that Anna Netrebko‘s forthcoming Verismo CD will include the complete Act Four of Manon Lescaut.

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21st century blues

Your doyenne peers into the future, or, to be more accurate, into the Future Met Wiki, to reveal the latest rumors on casting and repertoire.

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Keep watching the skies!

As you may have heard, cher public, Joseph Calleja canceled last night’s Lucia performance at the Met after the first act. So… well, see the headline above.

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From a distance

Things coming in the future, cher public: Anna Netrebko sings Adriana, Maddalena and Turandot; Stefan Herheim directs Der Ring des Nibelungen.

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