“Madame is the greatest star of them all” “Madame is the greatest star of them all”

“What happens when that music no longer comes easily, or when the public’s attention shifts elsewhere?”

on July 05, 2019 at 2:13 PM
Sumptuous feast Sumptuous feast

Long-time parterre fave Catherine Malfitano takes the stage at Manhattan School of Music in a new role, Madame Armfeldt in A Little Night Music, May 12-14.

on April 05, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Recklessly passionate Recklessly passionate

Before you ask, cher public, there is no Issue #41 of parterre box, the queer opera zine, or, rather, this issue, #42 is the 41st.

on February 12, 2014 at 8:00 AM
Small scale Small scale

In art, less is more — at least most of the time.

on November 13, 2012 at 12:47 AM
Medium and rare Medium and rare

“Considering one of the season’s star singers is a plus-size female impersonator, opera this fall is anything but a drag.”

on September 17, 2012 at 9:03 AM

Soprano, stage director and now, apparently, activist Catherine Malfitano has collected more than 120 signatures on a letter “denouncing New York City Opera’s planned move from Lincoln Center and calling into question the company’s stewardship.” Among those signing on: June Anderson, Jane Bunnell, Tito Capobianco, José Carreras, Frank Corsaro, Phyllis Curtin, Justino Díaz, Joyce DiDonato,…

on July 07, 2011 at 6:43 PM