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Great balls of ‘Fire’ Great balls of ‘Fire’

The Met’s premiere of Terence Blanchard‘s Fire Shut Up in My Bones dominated the top ten list of most popular articles on parterre box in September.

on October 01, 2021 at 12:35 PM
When I have sung my songs When I have sung my songs

The news of the death of beloved soprano Gianna Rolandi and her adoring obituary by Enzo Bordello attracted the most parterre box readers for the month of June 2021.

on July 01, 2021 at 8:28 AM
All about that Wagner All about that Wagner

In May, everyone wanted to hear those Wagnerians, shown here singing Strauss.

on June 02, 2021 at 10:00 AM
Losing a legend Losing a legend

Viewers flocked to parterre box last month to read the sad news of the passing of legendary mezzo-soprano Christa Ludwig.

on May 01, 2021 at 10:00 AM
Expansion and ostentation Expansion and ostentation

February was a month for diva admiration on parterre box.

on March 01, 2021 at 1:07 PM
High notes and high drama High notes and high drama

That Beczala/Radvanovsky online recital, viewed and reviewed, really caught the eye of the cher public in the month of January.

on February 01, 2021 at 10:00 AM
Consider yourself at home Consider yourself at home

The big news of 2020 was, obviously, that everyone (or almost everyone) stayed home.

on January 01, 2021 at 8:41 AM
Up on the housetop click, click, click Up on the housetop click, click, click

It’s a Christmas miracle: leading our Top Ten listing for November is Jonas Kaufmann singing Mariah Carey!

on December 01, 2020 at 1:41 PM
Sex, lies and video opera Sex, lies and video opera

Webcasts helped keep both opera and parterre box alive in October 2020.

on November 03, 2020 at 9:00 AM
The triumph of the Undiva The triumph of the Undiva

Renée Fleming garnered a most un-unvdivaesque flurry of pageviews in August.

on September 02, 2020 at 1:54 PM
Here you come again Here you come again

By this point in 2020, nothing should surprise us.

on August 01, 2020 at 10:35 AM
Prodigal sun Prodigal sun

June on parterre box was a month of Egyptian sun gods and some very enthusiastic video watching.

on July 01, 2020 at 10:00 AM
A gala day is enough for me A gala day is enough for me

The discussion of the Metropolitan Opera’s “At-Home Gala” set a new record for parterre box articles, with 11,590 pageviews and 1,877 comments!

on May 04, 2020 at 11:24 AM
From a social distance From a social distance

Naturally the top ten posts on parterre box for the month of March focused on the encroaching menace of COVID-19.

on April 01, 2020 at 2:25 PM