The diva is 77 today! 

on April 12, 2010 at 3:10 PM

Doyenne of operatic tradition Montserrat Caballé offers her opinions on the art of her compatriot Calixto Bieito. (And what a very fair and balanced attitude the lady has!) [kml_flashembed movie=”” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] And La Cieca herself heard from an old. old, old friend who has sung a leading role in one of Bieito’s…

on December 05, 2008 at 11:00 AM

… a dream that is not about a cow, or even about you, baby. But that’s about all it doesn’t involve. Eventually La Cieca gets around to introducing the final act of Lucrezia Borgia and some other stuff. Lucrezia Borgia, Act 2

on May 23, 2008 at 8:39 PM

Well, in fact your doyenne just warbles a few bars of a dear old Jerry Herman tune, but the real news is the second part of Montserrat Caballé‘s legendary New York debut as Lucrezia Borgia. Lucrezia Borgia Act 1

on May 18, 2008 at 3:01 AM

La Cieca offers her own personal salute to a very special holiday with an edition of Unnatural Acts of Opera featuring Donizetti’s Lucrezia Borgia. In this legendary April 20, 1965 performance, the eponymous antiheroine is Montserrat Caballé. Lucrezia Borgia (Prologue)

on May 08, 2008 at 11:11 PM

The legendary diva celebrates her 75th birthday today. [kml_flashembed movie=”″ width=”400″ height=”326″ wmode=”transparent” /]

on April 12, 2008 at 8:55 PM