Cher Public

A Roman under the influence

It seems everyone is raving over Calixto Bieito‘s production of L’incoronazione di Poppea at Opernhaus Zürich.  Read more »

Webcast: Tosca

La Cieca is sure the cher public will have more than a few words to say about a telecast from the Norske Opera of Puccini’s Tosca, directed by Calixto Bieito. The live stream begins today at 1:25 PM EDT.  Read more »

Caved

forzaThe Met has canceled its new production of La forza del destino, which was to have been directed by Calixto Bieito. [AP]

Incomplete mountain pass

The big news on Van Ness Avenue, it goes without saying, is Calixto Bieito’s operatic debut on these shores.

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The chopping block?

After five flops in a row, Mr. McVicar continues to win new assignments from the Met.

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(Mighty real)

A problem with scheduling an opera-intensive trip is that you don’t always hear and see the shows in optimum order.

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Bühne nights

Your doyenne and her faithful confidante Dawn Fatale are off later this week for a safari, seeking the wild Regie in its natural habitat.

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Delicate exotic fruit

“The description I read of this Boris, which I have not seen…”

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