The Life and Death of Colonel Canard The Life and Death of Colonel Canard

La Cieca can’t even

on January 03, 2014 at 11:47 AM
Indeed a great chance to be a canard Indeed a great chance to be a canard

“Verdi revered Shakespeare and would turn over in his grave.”

on December 21, 2013 at 9:18 AM
Broadcast snooze Broadcast snooze

“There’s no hiding it. I find some passages of Wagner insufferably tedious.”

on December 02, 2013 at 1:34 AM
Normative Normative

La Cieca is sort of out of words trying to describe what makes a great performance of the role of Norma, as opposed to the conscientious traversal of the notes.

on October 15, 2013 at 2:30 PM
The pearls are clutched The pearls are clutched

“The gloves are off, the chips are down; my patience has run out.”

on October 10, 2013 at 2:22 PM
Present prescriptive Present prescriptive

“Director Christopher Alden destroys everything Strauss’s operetta stands for”

on October 02, 2013 at 2:31 AM
God! what darkness dense! God! what darkness dense!

The opening of Calixto Bieto‘s production of Fidelio at the English National Opera provides yet one more opportunity for the fraternity of British critics to flaunt their credentials as a passel of overeducated prats.

on September 27, 2013 at 1:37 PM
Cricket’s notebook Cricket’s notebook

“From Cambridge, where I live, to Glyndebourne should take 2 hours and 10 minutes, according to Google: down the M11, then the M25, almost to Brighton on the M23, and then through or round Lewes until the first sign to Glyndebourne, two and a half miles before you get there.”

on September 20, 2013 at 11:27 PM