Cher Public

Anna of the camellias

A 1994 role debut as Violetta. Read more »

Here comes my girl

On this day in 1910 the Metropolitan Opera presented the world premiere of Puccini’s La fanciulla del West. Puccini was present to hear Emmy Destin, Enrico Caruso and Pasquale Amato, with Arturo Toscanini conducting.  Read more »

The Advent of Anna

To celebrate the glorious day of December 31 when Anna Netrebko will perform her first Met Adriana Lecouvreur (and today, when she sings her debut Carnegie Hall recital), we introduce a daily feature celebrating her career thus far.  Read more »

Wilde card

On this day in 1905 Salome premiered in Dresden.

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Miracle on 28th street

This a sincere revival with a social conscience, a chance to take immersive part in the Christmas miracle, not just watch it remotely.

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Broadcast: Il Trittico

La Cieca invites the cher public (pictured) to hear and discuss this afternoon’s broadcast of Il trittico.

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Online of fire

“She defines ‘extra.'”

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A boy’s best friend

At the opening of the Scottish Opera’s 2017 production of Turnage’s opera Greek, I was very sorry I’d missed Anna Nicole.

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