An unlikely but adept English-language vocal stylist, Cecilia Bartoli, led the cast of a revival of the 2007 Zurich staging of Handel’s Semele, transferred to the Theater an der Wien for a short run. Director Robert Carsen takes an occasional liberty: Juno and Jupiter emerge as British royals, for instance, she a wellie-wearer and devotee…

on September 17, 2010 at 10:45 AM

La Cieca hears that the planned Decca recording of Giulio Cesare, to be based upon live concert performances this week in Paris, has been canceled.

on February 12, 2010 at 9:43 AM

“Michael Jackson was the true postmodern castrato,” says Cecilia Bartoli. [El País]

on December 10, 2009 at 10:33 AM