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  • Camille: MasterMistakes. 7:18 PM
  • Camille: Oh. Where and in what role did you hear him, may I ask, Paysan? You see, until and if I hear him live I’ll not draw any... 7:14 PM
  • Paysan Bleu: I am pretty sure that her fiancé will be Des Grieux https://www.facebo ok.com/permalink.p hp?story_fbid=1627 385117545619&a... 6:26 PM
  • gustave of montreal: Anyone remembers the pirated recordings of EJS ? 6:25 PM
  • gustave of montreal: Must be the Alcina performances at Covent Garden sometime between 1961 and 1963 that I attended deadly bored. We... 6:21 PM
  • Hippolyte: Unhappy news and distressing plans: Kelli O’Hara in Purcell? Deborah Voigt in Gilbert and Sullivan? Why? http://artsbea... 5:58 PM
  • aulus agerius: “To enhance the opera’s dramatic impact for today’s audience the directors update the story…” ; This quote... 5:53 PM
  • Bill: Jungfer – do not know Dasch’s repertoire - Elisabeta in Don Carlo, Donna Elvira, Eglantine, Ellen Oxford, Emma, not... 5:43 PM

Between the conception and the creation between the emotion and the response

So finally we can see what the Robert Lepage Ring would have looked like if only the Machine hadn’t been totally fucked. Read more »

Zurück vom “Ring!”

Peter Gelb says the Ring will definitely not return, as originally planned, in 2017, and where has La Cieca heard that before? [New York Times]

Plank your lucky stars

You Wagnerians out there (and you know who you are!) who are so busily either enjoying this season’s Ring cycle (or, perhaps, not so much) maybe be fascinated and/or appalled to hear that the next scheduled appearance of the Met’s production has been canceled, as irrevocably as these things can ever be. What we know, after the jump. Read more »

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Avec la participation exceptionnelle de La Machine

La Cieca is always delighted when Met stars “cross over” into more popular genres of entertainment.

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A series of ones and zeroes

“I’m analytical, not wild,” Ms. Garanca told an interviewer in 2009.

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Sun rises in east as dog bites man

A member of the cher public who braved this afternoon’s performance of Das Rheingold at the Met reports that the Machine jammed halfway through the transition between scenes two and three.

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Requiem for a dream

Last night, La Cieca finally got around to watching that documentary about the rocky road to the new Ring at the Met, and she has a thought or two about this whole brouhaha.

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Twilight time

And finally, we come to the last night of our Ring-watching experience, cher public.

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Kid stuff

Ring mania continues tonight at 9 pm with Siegfried on PBS.

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Twins

Sibling revelry

Welcome, cher public, to the second night of the week’s Wagnerama.

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