Pas de quatre Pas de quatre

“La couleur dramatique l’emporte irrésistiblement.”

on June 28, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Three nights in Paris Three nights in Paris

“Oh to be young and going to Paris for the first time,” exclaimed an elderly gentleman who donned his best sweatervest for a concert at the Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival this past August.

on September 20, 2014 at 11:40 PM
La place des étoiles La place des étoiles

Starting in less than half an hour, “Le Concert de Paris.”

on July 14, 2014 at 3:06 PM
And Tony goes to… And Tony goes to…

La Cieca spies spotted the New York TimesAnthony Tommasini at the opening of the Salzburg Meistersinger, which indicates his review should be appearing by tomorrow at the latest.

on August 05, 2013 at 1:13 PM
Smile, Darn Ya, Smile! Smile, Darn Ya, Smile!

Wagner’s Meistersinger, in a witty, sumptuous performance (thanks to Stefan Herheim and Daniele Gatti, respectively) is now being streamed on, available, so far as La Cieca can tell, wherever the internet reaches.

on August 03, 2013 at 3:41 PM
One touch of venous One touch of venous

Like the hero of Parsifal, who finds the Holy Grail after a lifetime of frustrated wandering, the Met’s audience was finally rewarded for its patience.

on February 17, 2013 at 11:39 PM