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  • olliedawg: Porgi…I got the reference, and have to confess I LOVE that song. Ah, to be young and fabulous and already jaded…RW... 7:50 PM
  • danpatter: I like the kind of crossover where Madame Nilsson sings “I Could Have Danced All Night” or Madame Tebaldi sings... 7:13 PM
  • Porgy Amor: All these poses of classical-crossove r torture. 7:10 PM
  • zinka: httpv://www.youtub iekSou Maybe this will work…otherwi se go to Youtube for PIE at 6:15 7:09 PM
  • zinka: httpv://www.youtub iekSou Video crashed!!Leyla did it..Let us see if this works…. 7:05 PM
  • zinka: httpv://www.youtub iekSou PIE!!!!!! 6:15…They love it!!!!!! Opera used to be like this!!!!!! 7:04 PM
  • SilvestriWoman: The main problem? Wainwright’s flat, expressionless voice… He could learn a lot about singing opera, albeit... 7:04 PM
  • zinka: MY TAPE!!!!!!! It was a sensation….s creaming and banging and my bravo…. They were sensational… .and also I... 7:01 PM


Your doyenne, while she never, never would think to record a performance she attends, is from time to time sent recordings of certain live events. A fragment of a recent such event, which some indeed might venture to term a “Sternstunde,” follows the jump. Read more »

When I have sung my songs to you

… I’ll just keep on singing until everyone has heard. La Cieca’s debut on “Operavore” is now available on demand, after the jump.   Read more »

Sorry, right number

Today marks the premiere of the Operavore radio show on WQXR, and La Cieca (pictured) invites you all to share in the merriment at 12:30 PM EST. La Casa della Cieca will be open with your doyenne in attendance for both this epochal event and what will doubtless be the anticlimax of the Met broadcast debut of Maria Stuarda immediately following.


Chat without tears

Your doyenne invites you to drop by La Casa della Cieca.

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The next voice you hear

La Cieca is delighted to announce that she has joined the cast of WQXR’s radio edition of “Operavore.”

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