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Broadcast: Otello

Conductor Gustavo Dudamel makes his long-awaited Met debut tonight at 8:00 PM. Be here to listen to the broadcast and discuss!

Conception


To those of you who have may recently have read about the birth of parterre box 25 years ago, a reminder that your doyenne’s origin myth must always be understood to begin with the bite of a radioactive soprano way back in 1976.

Broadcast: Il Trittico

La Cieca invites the cher public (pictured) to hear and discuss this afternoon’s broadcast of Il trittico from the Met beginning at 12:30 PM. (Photo: Ken Howard)

Video webcast: Otello

The thrilling trio of Jonas Kaufmann, Gerald Finley (pictured) and Anja Harteros star in the Bayerische Staatsoper’s production of Otello.

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Have yourself a merry little apocalypse

As such, your doyenne provides links to various departments at Amazon.com through which you may peruse possible gifts for your nearest and dearest (including, of course, yourself.)

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Broadcast: Carmen

Bizet returns to the Met tonight at 7:30, and it’s broadcast live!

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Broadcast: Das Rheingold

The BBC’s program of live broadcasts of Wagner’s Ring starts this afternoon with Das Rheingold at 1:30 PM.

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Broadcast: Tosca

Sondra Radvanovsky takes up candle-toting duties tonight at 7:25 in a live broadcast of Tosca from the Met. Discuss!

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