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Judges for yourself

With the Met’s announcement of the 2018-2019 season approximately a week away, La Cieca thought we should review the always oracular and generally accurate Future Met Wiki, where “opera enthusiasts share their (very) educated guesses about repertory and casting for future seasons of the Metropolitan Opera.”  Read more »

You’ve got to taste all the fruit

Mae WestAt the risk of contradicting Mae West (and, believe me, La Cieca sets aside a couple of hours a day to averting any such lèse-majesté!), too much of a good thing can be not so much wonderful as impossible.

The current iteration of that altogether necessary resource the Met Future Wiki currently lists a repertoire of 32(!) programs intended for the Met’s 2017-2018 season, which clearly is absurd. Your doyenne invites you to peruse the list after the jump and make such recommendations as may be necessary to bring the season down to a more manageable 27 titles.  Read more »