Cher Public

What dreams may come

Here they are, cher public, your most popular 10 (or, rather, 11) parterre posts for the month of May 2018. Read more »

Spring breakers

Surely no one can be surprised that the focus of attention among the cher public in April was Anna Netrebko‘s first Tosca. The list of our top ten stories for the month follows the jump.  Read more »

Bold faces and broadcasts

As is only right, Yannick Nézet-Séguin‘s triumphant Elektra at the Met was the subject of parterre box’s most-read article in March 2018.  The top ten for the month follow the jump. Read more »

Winter meeting: the top ten parterre posts for February 2018

Even the news of the Met’s upcoming season and coverage of important revivals of Semiramide and Parsifal couldn’t hold a candle to the cher public’s interest in the star pairing of Sonya Yoncheva and Michael Fabiano.

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Tales of the Bavarian baloney pony

In November, everyone wanted to hear more about Jonas Kaufmann‘s Johnson.

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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.

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The top ten returns

A listing of the ten most-read parterre posts of February 2017.

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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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