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. Perhaps you, the cher public, can offer your insights and suggestions the better to fill the many gaping lacunae in their prognostications. Read more »
Revealed: first images of Frank Castorf‘s production of the Ring, launching Friday at Bayreuth. [Abendzeitung München]
An intimate concert on June 2 features highlights from little OPERA’s recent production of Slow Dusk & Markheim, along with other selections from composer Carlisle Floyd‘s remarkable body of work, including Willie Stark, Of Mice and Men and a glimpse at Prince of Players, Floyd’s new opera which recently premiered at the Houston Grand Opera. Read more »
The complete recording of Der Ring des Nibelungen conducted by Christian Thielemann at the Bayreuth Festival is now on sale for only $5.99.
And, no, I am not making this up.
Peter Gelb says the Ring will definitely not return, as originally planned, in 2017, and where has La Cieca heard that before?
And finally, we come to the last night of our Ring-watching experience, cher public.