“That high E-natural must be up there somewhere,” these two ladies seem to be saying in unison: Voice of the Century Joan Sutherland and Voice of the Xtabay Yma Sumac. Read more »
Separated at birth: “Tu che di gel” goddess Renata Scotto and “Too much hair gel” oddness Johnny Weir. This is also holiday-themed breaking news because Johnny has now officially donned his gay apparel. [After Elton]
As we all already know (those of us addicted to Brad Wilber‘s Met Futures, and who among us is not?) the Metropolitan Opera already has plans to produce two operas of Donizetti’s so-called “Tudor Trilogy.” Anna Bolena opens the 2011-2012 season featuring Anna Netrebko (left) and Maria Stuarda follows on the following season starring Joyce DiDonato, and isn’t La Cieca clever to find photos of these two artists in garb suggesting these as-yet unsung heroines? Read more »
The title of this site says it all: Fotografie orribili di cantanti.
Forget all the others: we’ve found our Anne Welles! [Opera News]
Two minds with but a single frock: Marina Poplavskaya in the Met’s new Traviata (due December 31) and Emma Watson in the November 19 release Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.
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.