Blinded by the light Blinded by the light

Which beloved American opera company is urging patrons to keep the faith by hiring a controversial artist as its next General Director?

on April 18, 2024 at 9:00 AM
O mio pompino caro O mio pompino caro

If you already know the answer to this one, keep it under your hat!

on December 14, 2022 at 1:23 PM
Eyesight to the blind Eyesight to the blind

Which much-lauded gem of an American artist is about to emerge from retirement?

on January 18, 2022 at 9:00 AM
Future indefinite Future indefinite

Are plans for reopening America’s opera houses in the winter of 2020-2021 unrealistic?

on August 12, 2020 at 3:35 PM
Makes you blind Makes you blind

Which company plans to rescue opera, or at least their abbreviated season for 2020-2021, by programming a complete work for their opening night…

on June 26, 2020 at 2:04 PM
Miss me blind Miss me blind

Which soprano, who’s so talented you’d think her career would go on forever, has quietly decided to retire following her current not every eventful season?

on October 03, 2019 at 11:08 AM
Blind spot Blind spot

Here’s some news you can use—if you can peek into the future and guess which tenor is jumping into a starring role at the Met this fall.

on July 03, 2019 at 11:40 AM
Blindsided Blindsided

Which superstar tenor is about to record a complete opera that surely sell lots of copies, causing his fans to rejoice?

on July 03, 2019 at 11:24 AM
Gentlemen prefer blinds Gentlemen prefer blinds

Which superstar performer, despite recent success in this hemisphere, has thus far hesitated to sign a contract for more performances next season?

on January 11, 2019 at 7:22 AM
Things unseen Things unseen

Sources in whose reliability La Cieca has an almost holy faith suggest turning one’s perfect vision westwards.

on December 02, 2018 at 7:58 AM
Blindsided Blindsided

Which superstar performer whose recent career has been as calm as a dove is about to send ticket sales crashing by making perhaps the most fateful cancellation of his life?

on November 14, 2018 at 3:05 PM
It’s the new zoophilia revue It’s the new zoophilia revue

Which opera house’s notoriously conservative backers would be shocked to hear the company is currently holding auditions for performers to perform simulated acts of bestiality?

on September 02, 2017 at 10:08 AM
Ha vuote le occhiaie – ma pure (e chi il crede?!) Ha vuote le occhiaie – ma pure (e chi il crede?!)

Today, the New York Times offers the strongest suggestion yet that Cecilia Bartoli will bring her Norma to New York sooner rather than later.

on September 01, 2017 at 12:20 PM
Light the lights Light the lights

Which operatic heartthrob—who’s loved everywhere on earth, in fact—plans to make a surprise return to the Met to sing in next weekend’s 50th anniversary gala?

on April 30, 2017 at 10:17 PM
When I have sung my songs to you I’ll sing no more When I have sung my songs to you I’ll sing no more

Which octogenarian fixture of the operatic world is preparing to make a farewell of sorts, perhaps as soon as late summer of this year?

on February 12, 2017 at 5:25 PM
Chakra can Chakra can

Which diva has blamed her chronic tardiness at rehearsals on a bad case of misaligned throat chakra?

on February 02, 2017 at 3:58 PM
Taking stock of what I have and what I haven’t Taking stock of what I have and what I haven’t

Which two divine opera productions will make New York fans feel like they’ve got the sun in the morning and the moon at night when these stagings arrive here in the 2018-2019 season?

on November 14, 2016 at 3:21 PM
Naked and afraid Naked and afraid

Which opera director’s new position seems to have gone to his head? At a recent round of auditions, he reportedly encouraged the singers to disrobe.

on May 03, 2016 at 10:00 AM
“It’s a return!” “It’s a return!”

Which legendary operatic lady of New York, now in the twilight of her career, is currently studying a dusty old bel canto score in preparation for yet another comeback?

on February 22, 2016 at 4:19 PM
Ouvre tes yeux bleus Ouvre tes yeux bleus

Which soprano/tenor team won’t have to hunt very hard for a triumph on December 31. 2016, when the Met reunites them for a new production of Roméo et Juliette?

on December 23, 2015 at 11:26 AM
Blind bombshell Blind bombshell

Though La Cieca hates to put the brakes on anyone’s excitement, the cher public should be aware that a beloved veteran diva is going to be a no-show at the Met Guild luncheon on Friday.

on November 11, 2015 at 2:28 PM
The blind leading the blind The blind leading the blind

Which usually calm superstar’s running, jumping or standing (not to mention conducting) will have to be put on hold for at least two weeks while he goes under the knife at a Manhattan hospital?

on October 14, 2015 at 2:49 PM
Blind audition Blind audition

Which erstwhile impresario, who surely heaved a sigh when he no longer was welcome at his previous theater, is about to sign on at the Met in a Director of Productions-type position?

on September 25, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Sight reading Sight reading

Which American opera diva’s next starring project will be an appearance as Florence Foster Jenkins in a film about that earlier American diva’s life and times?

on January 12, 2015 at 5:24 PM