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  • grimoaldo: Oh, dear. This again. What needs to be explained to modern audiences is that Gilbert was not... 11:56 AM
  • armerjacquino: Meanwhile, while Archibald was playing Adele, Gilmore was singing Ophelie for Minkowski at... 11:50 AM
  • 98rsd: I thought 3 was Moedl… 11:42 AM
  • The_Kid: Being the huge Nilsson fan that I am, I’d probably be partial, but here’s my take on... 11:40 AM
  • kashania: According to Twitter, today’s Bayreuth performance of Tannhäuser has been interrupted due to... 11:39 AM
  • phoenix: If this is the same video as was broadcast from Aix last year online, the rich, warm-toned... 11:33 AM
  • La Cieca: It should be remembered that Archibald got that job because she was readily available for... 11:32 AM
  • Cocky Kurwenal: Indeed I did, and it was fantastic. First and, so far, only time I saw Herlitzius live.... 11:31 AM
  • kashania: It’s the “vision̶ 1; thing we were discussing yesterday. 11:29 AM
  • kashania: Indeed. I’ve only been to Glimmerglass once but driving around the region was as enjoyable... 11:27 AM

Everything’s coming up Londonderry

“’The People’s Diva’ returns to Symphony Hall for an encore performance of ‘Renee Fleming: Private Recital.’ …. Songs and arias by Wagner, Delibes, Cantaloube and a show stopping rendition of Danny Boy.” [Sirius XM]

Just what I wanted!

La Cieca (pictured, left) celebrated her birthday early this year when she unexpectedly received the perfect gift—the following press release: Read more »

Doink doink!

law_svuLa Scoopenda meets Detective Stabler when The People’s Diva Renée Fleming appears on a very special episode of Law & Order: SVU. According to TV Squad, La Fleming will play a supporting role in the “Bully” episode which stars Kate Burton “as a wicked boss whose business partner is murdered.”  Read more »

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The law of diminishing divas

La Cieca invites the cher public to act as blue-ribbon panel in selecting the singers to be included in the “Greatest Diva” study.  Voting after the jump. 

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When I haven’t sung my songs

“Renée herself seemed as if she’d rather be somewhere else.

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Carry my bust with pride

Is it just me, or is Patricia Racette on the cusp of turning into Aprile Millo? (Oh, and while we’re on the subject: it certainly took her long enough, but finally The People’s Diva really looks like a diva! Brava, you go on like this!)

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“mi” a name to call herself?

Just texted to La Cieca: Am at Philharmonic dress. Her Messiaen was luminous. Far the best thing I’ve heard her do. Which is excellent, brava, you go on like this. But, La Cieca being La Cieca, you know she is going to harp on this little gem: Known as “the people’s diva,” she continues to grace the world’s greatest opera stages and concert halls, now extending her reach to include other mediums.

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