Cher Public

  • Will: The great Galina Ulanova was dancing quite well into her 50th year when she finally retired. 10:31 PM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: I have the 2-DVD edition of “Der Büchse der Pandora” and just watched the film on Sunday as I... 10:26 PM
  • WindyCityOperaman: I read somewhere that Alexandra Hunt was the nth hour replacement in that one and only going on for Farley, hardly... 10:22 PM
  • Camille: Giselle as interpreted by la grande Alessandra Ferri, who just the other night reincarnated her Juliet for ABT, at age 53! This,... 10:22 PM
  • Krunoslav: “That’s okay as I really don’t care much for those high E things–they sound like hiccups. ” Try Patricia... 10:21 PM
  • PCally: Camille, the Schafer DVD is from Glyndebourne. I also saw the met performances and would concur with the way you interpret the... 10:09 PM
  • Camille: Well I just don’t know. When I think of Lulu, the one who trumps (you will pardon the word) ALL is Louise Brooks. Now, for... 9:59 PM
  • Camille: There’s that fellow Jimmy López, who wrote Bel Canto for Chicago Lyric and of which I’ve not heard a note. Then there... 9:30 PM

Fabulous!

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.

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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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