La Cieca (pictured, center) reminds the cher public that it is very rapidly becoming “that time of year again,” and so, and while we have a brief respite from the flurry of Met press releases, you are invited to select your most anticipated performances of the fall.

Note, please, that you may vote for up to five of the nominated opera presentations, and write-in nominations are permissible. The polls will close at midnight on Tuesday, September 13, at which point we’ll all know where, in fact, the elite will meet.

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