Cher Public

Broadcast: Samson et Dalila

According to The Daily Bugle, the crème de la crème of New York music lovers are already gathering at the Metropolitan Opera for the opening night premiere of Samson et Dalila! La Cieca invites to you listen to the festivities beginning at 6:00 PM, and of course to discuss the performance in the comments section below.   Read more »

Je viens célébrer la victoire

What do the cher public want to hear this fall? According to last week’s polls, Samson et Dalila and Jonas Kaufmann, though not on the same night, obviously. Complete results after the jump.  Read more »

That midnight kiss

It has come to La Cieca’s attention that many members of the cher public have not had a chance to apply their vaunted analytical skills toward the challenging Salome-themed vocal identification quiz arranged by Our Own Christopher Corwin (not pictured) included the recent livecast of the Richard Strauss music drama. As such, the mystifying clip is appended.   Read more »

Manca la diva

With Sonya Yoncheva canceling the Philadelphia Orchestra’s performances of Tosca, who do you, the cher public, think will take her place?

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2017 in review

Call it The Year of the Cancellation: the top 25 most read parterre stories of 2017.

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Broadcast: Le nozze di Figaro

Live from the Bayerische Staatsoper.

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Voci di guerra

September 2017 was a time everyone wanted to read about Druids in parterre box. Our most popular posts for the month.

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Unnatural prologue

La Cieca is actively searching now for a weekly audio or video feature to permanently replace the defunct “Montag Mit Marianne.”

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