Headshot of La Cieca

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  • Krunoslav: OK, I am going to get indignant harrumphing from the real-life Vicar who will insist I am... 6:16 PM
  • armerjacquino: If it is true, I’d say that the lack of head protection is far likelier to be the result... 5:45 PM
  • delmonaco: Regarding the earlier Tabarro video there are some incredible stories about the death of the... 5:26 PM
  • SF Guy: Thanks so much for this link–it̵ 7;s particularly great to see Marie Collier in action;... 5:24 PM
  • vilbastarda: Wow, had no idea about BSO run with Freni. I took at face value what Lowell House organizers... 4:00 PM
  • Bill: Buster – My guess it is the Barber of Seville. Later in her career Pons was singing only a... 3:19 PM
  • Buster: Thanks, both, will look him up. How could Miss Pons possibly sing, wasp-waisted like that? 3:10 PM
  • Tamino: Glad to hear that the Lowell House Queen of Spades is so good. They have done some wonderful... 2:54 PM
  • ipomoea: Re: Lowell House Queen of Spades Has anyone heard the second cast? Tenor is Mikhail Urusov. On YT:... 2:32 PM
  • Bill: Buster – Conley was a lyric tenor singing at the Met in the early 1950s (perhaps before) in Don... 2:17 PM

Be very afraid

Turn of the Screw is an incredibly frightening ghost story really at the heart of it but with a very modern edge. It’s being directed by a guy who’s an ’80s horror film fanatic [Sam Buntrock]. It’s not a season for the opera insiders. It’s the season for everyone in New York.” [Huffington Post]