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Tales of the Bavarian baloney pony

In November, everyone wanted to hear more about Jonas Kaufmann‘s Johnson. The top parterre stories of last month follow the jump.  Read more »

Name that Neptune

The month of March 2017 on parterre box can be summed up in three topics: Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann and religious Cretans.  Read more »

The top ten returns

La Cieca has recently noted that despite her not enumerating the top ten parterre posts each month, the site has been doing really excellent circulation this winter. So she should probably leave well enough alone, but instead, following the jump, you’ll find a listing of the ten most-read posts of February 2017.  Read more »

In dämmrigen Grüften träumte ich lang

Endings (in particular that of James Levine) and beginnings (Anna Netrebko‘s, as a Wagnerian), dominated the list of most popular posts on parterre in the month of May.

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The great lady issues a statement

The most-read stories in April were mostly news, with a little gossip thrown in.

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Me Jonas, you Jane

Jonas Kaufmann and the mysterious “Jane G.” sparked the most reader interest on parterre box during the month of March.

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Midway through my season

The most popular postings for the month follow the jump.

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Read all over

La Cieca is pleased and proud to present the Top 10 most popular posts on for the month of January 2016.

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November reign

A readers’ discussion of Gaetano Donizetti garnered the most pageviews of any parterre posting in November.

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Travels with my rant

It appears that La Cieca’s long-winded, likely drunken ravings late last Friday week attracted the most visitors last week, doubtless motivated by Schadenfreude.

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