La Cieca hears that major news is coming from the Met regarding 2021.
La Cieca and the gang down at parterre box offer best wishes for a speedy recovery to Anna Netrebko.
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La Cieca hears that the centerpiece of the 2021 Salzburg Easter Festival will be a new production of Turandot conducted by Christian Thielemann (not pictured) .
The entire Metropolitan Opera schedule for 2020-2021, in what looks like a fairly plausible form, has been leaked.
Protean performer Dorothy Bishop takes her long-running Dozen Divas show online for one night only as a Metropolitan Zoom event Wednesday December 9 at 7:00 PM. Read more!
Bass-baritone Craig Colclough makes his Met debut tonight in the title role of Macbeth.
This overabundance of detail serves only to set La Cieca wondering who protested Ms. Davis.
La Cieca has discovered a document of Plácido Domingo‘s faute de mieux Metropolitan Opera farewell performance.
Yusif Eyvazov will sing Calàf in the October 3, 6, 9, and 12 Met performances of Puccini’s Turandot.
An “Anti-Harassment Workshop” was scheduled at the Met today in the same room where Plácido Domingo was rehearsing for this season’s revival of Macbeth.
La Cieca hears that for the first time in recorded history, the Metropolitan Opera will have an official presence in the Pride March this Sunday.
Karita Mattila has just rather casually let slip that she has “signed in for [her] first Isolde.”
A report from a parterrian audience member indicates that Mariusz Kwiecien canceled Les Pêcheurs de Perles after the first part yet again at the Met tonight.
A “spy” unaffiliated with parterre box whispers to La Cieca that yesterday’s dress rehearsal of Samson et Dalila at the Met was sung by Nancy Fabiola Herrera.
La Cieca is almost certain that Diana Damrau will not appear at the Met this fall for La traviata.