Where one will be seen Where one will be seen

The results are in for the 2015 fall season poll, and now La Cieca will know where to find the cher public, including some rather out-of-the-way places.

on September 21, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Where will one be seen? Where will one be seen?

So, cher public, as you air out your aigrettes and polish your  parure in preparation for the 2015 fall season, which amongst the many offerings, uh, offered will be your must-sees?

on September 15, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Ebben… domani Ebben… domani

The Met announces its 2015-2016 season tomorrow at 1:00 PM, cher public, and La Cieca knows you will all be here to discuss and dissect

on February 17, 2015 at 3:14 PM
When she has sung her songs When she has sung her songs

Given Anna Netrebko‘s continuing success at the Met in Macbeth (as evidenced by an mid-scene “brava” in last night’s Sirius broadcast), it’s time to think about the future—specifically her local assignments for next season.

on October 04, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Metropolitan Opera 2014-2015 Metropolitan Opera 2014-2015

Here you are, cher public, details of the Met’s (to be perfectly frank) not particularly spectacular mid-decade season.

on February 12, 2014 at 5:35 PM
It’s today! It’s today!

La Cieca’s spy informs her that the Met will announce its 2014-2015 “Wednesday evening.” Watch parterre.com starting at 4:00 pm tomorrow for up-to-the-minute coverage.

on February 12, 2014 at 4:00 PM
But screw your courage to the sticking-place But screw your courage to the sticking-place

La Cieca has it on very good authority that the 2014-2015 Met season will include a revival of Verdi’s Macbeth featuring Anna Netrebko.

on October 22, 2013 at 11:10 AM
Ina moment now Ina moment now

La Cieca hears that soprano Pretty Yende, a standout Met debutante last season in Le Comte Ory, has signed with the company for for four roles over the next three years: Pamina and Lucia in 2014-2015, Adina in 2015-2016 and Rosina in 2016-2017.

on September 16, 2013 at 10:29 AM
We’ll settle that tonight! We’ll settle that tonight!

La Cieca has been wining, dining and otherwise wooing her Met connection (pictured above) and he (or is it she?) has come across with some tidbits about upcoming seasons at Casa Gelb.

on August 14, 2013 at 3:59 PM
Teen spirit Teen spirit

La Cieca thought it would be amusing to do a bit of speculation about what’s to come as we approach the middle of the decade.

on March 11, 2013 at 5:56 PM

The updates on Brad Wilber‘s new Met Futures page are arriving almost daily now, with perhaps the most startling recent news the “removal” of Juan Diego Flórez from a projected new production of I puritani in April 2014. But there’s more to it, after the jump.

on December 17, 2010 at 10:35 AM

Cosmologist Stephen Hawking may be the next “documentary” character to take operatic life on the stage of the Met. According to Le Devoir, director Robert Lepage, composer Osvaldo Golijov and librettist Alberto Manguel are rumored to be collaborating on an opera for the Met’s 2015-16 season based on Hawking’s A Brief History of Time.

on December 15, 2010 at 12:02 PM