It’s official! It’s official!

The important thing is that she’s happy.

on March 29, 2018 at 12:06 PM
And one for Handel! And one for Handel!

“It’s quite a coup to have Alice Coote starring in not one but two company premieres at Lyric next season.”

on February 06, 2018 at 3:28 PM
If I had a photograph of you If I had a photograph of you

So, as La Cieca understands it, this Halloween Rene Pape is going as Alice Coote disguised as Simon Le Bon playing The Joker attending a Flock of Seagulls concert.

on October 25, 2015 at 6:44 PM
Mezzos don’t cry Mezzos don’t cry

Alice Coote talks about her life as a man. (No, really.)

on May 14, 2015 at 8:10 AM
Un’areola amorosa Un’areola amorosa

Finally La Cieca understands what tumblr is for: “Alice Coote and Boobs.”

on January 03, 2015 at 1:43 PM
Saxon violence Saxon violence

His shaved head in striking contrast to his dark beard and glinting eyes, the implacable Tartar conqueror glowers at us from the CD cover, while the uncropped photo of countertenor Xavier Sabata (above) is even more disturbing, featuring his raised fist and forearm tightly wrapped in a leather belt.

on December 22, 2014 at 1:54 PM
In witch we serve In witch we serve

Sunday afternoon’s intermittently involving concert performance of Handel’s Alcina at Carnegie Hall starred an unusually intense Joyce DiDonato as a powerful sorceress blinded by her romantic delusions.

on October 27, 2014 at 11:33 PM
“And one for Pavarotti!” “And one for Pavarotti!”

The apparently underemployed mezzo Alice Coote has been hitting the laptop again, this time delivering a rant that only makes sense if you read it aloud, slurring, “An’ another thing!” after each paragraph.

on May 23, 2014 at 3:11 PM
A multiplicity of mezzos A multiplicity of mezzos

Wonder no more! Says the Met press office, “Elina Garanca has withdrawn from her 2013-14 Met engagements because she is pregnant with her second child, who is due this winter.”

on August 08, 2013 at 12:45 PM