Zack Woolfe of The New York Times remembers James Jorden
The writers of the Box and James’s friends are saddened to announce the death of the inimitable founder of Parterre Box
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The Italian soprano, pedagogue and mentor has died. She was 89.
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The celebrated Italian soprano died yesterday. She was 92.
The beloved lyric soprano has died, according to press reports.
It is with a heavy heart that La Cieca predicts the demise of New York City Opera.
It is reported that the tenor died suddenly today of a heart attack in his home in Augusta, Sicily.
The Grammy winning opera and concert singer is dead. She was 74.
Critic Martin Bernheimer has died. He was 83.
On this, the occasion of her 37th birthday [see below], La Cieca is happy to repeat the story of how she came to be born (as first told in the pages of parterre box, issue #28.
OperaChic caught the story first, and now it’s even made the AP: Juan Diego Flórez has canceled Chicago (and anything else on the agenda for the next six weeks or so) due to a throat infection from a swallowed fishbone.
In related macabre news, (reportedly) gay tenor Sergej Larin died this weekend, and La Cieca has just heard an unconfirmed report that another gay tenor, Giuliano Ciannella, has also passed away.
In fact, she became Peggy Lee.