Photo finish Photo finish

“Artists must at least be tethered to some amount of demonstrable empathy lest they risk the perception of solipsism.”

on June 14, 2019 at 10:46 AM
“Observer” story pushed off front page “Observer” story pushed off front page

“Camilla hopes the new work will make opera ‘more mainstream.'”

on August 06, 2014 at 9:58 PM
Semi: Colon Semi: Colon

The abrupt withdrawal of Katharina Wagner from an abridged seven-hour Ring cycle she was to direct at the Teatro Colon last year prompted no shortage of scorn and Schadenfreude.

on November 05, 2013 at 5:15 PM
Mavra, don’t ask! Mavra, don’t ask!

And then she was all like, “Nuh-uh! Igor was so not gay,” and I was all like…

on July 18, 2013 at 10:14 AM
Talking headspace Talking headspace

Our Own JJ (pictured) joins in the debate over the Düsseldorf Tannhäuser with Anne Midgette and John Berry.

on May 13, 2013 at 6:49 PM

Yes, in this interview with Naomi Lewin, the word “fiasco” gets thrown around a lot.

on December 02, 2011 at 11:43 AM

The controversy over the demise of Brad Wilber‘s Met Futures site goes mainstream, thanks to (who else?)  Zachary Woolfe.

on August 16, 2011 at 12:15 PM

La Cieca’s old, old, old friend Zachary Woolfe will take to the airwaves tomorrow morning to discuss, among other less titillating topics, the controversial omission of pastied boobage from the Met’s impending HD of Les Contes d’Hoffmann.  You can hear Zack on WQXR’s Arts File at 8:30am, on 105.9FM or

on December 10, 2009 at 1:49 PM