Cher Public

Vedrai, piccolo amor

Good news, Puccini fans! According to this photo, it looks like Anna Netrebko has changed her mind and will be singing Madama Butterfly after all!  Read more »

Fun laughs good times

Fasten your belts: the legendary performance of “Hey Big Spender” by Marilyn Horne, Carol Burnett and Eileen Farrell has shown up on YouTube.  Read more »

She’s just a lady with a song

Note to naysayers: there is nothing wrong with this singing! Read more »

I lived, if you can call it living, for art

Since no doubt the New York contingent of the cher public are already shuddering in anticipation of a Kristine Opolais Tosca as a “gala” New Year’s Eve treat, La Cieca thought you might enjoy—again, surely too strong a word—a preview of sorts.

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East Side Story

Fiery Latinas Carol Burnett and Julie Andrews strike sparks!

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Blood will be flung

For those of you who missed the live webcast of Rossini’s Otello last weekend (and for those of you who want to see it again.)

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Heaven must be missing 14 angels

The Hänsel und Gretel discussions over the holidays plunged me down a YouTube rabbit hole.

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Small and funny and fine

The already legendary performance of that role of roles Madame Rose by the ineffable Imelda Staunton may now be seen on YouTube.

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I gave my love a cherry that had no tone

Rufus (Prima Donna) Wainwright sinks his teeth into a little Mascagni, partnered by a very game Sarah Fox.

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Elektral college

La Cieca thought the cher public might like to share some of their favorite Elektra videos and anecdotes.

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