Unsex me here Unsex me here

An “Anti-Harassment Workshop” was scheduled at the Met today in the same room where Plácido Domingo was rehearsing for this season’s revival of Macbeth.

on September 05, 2019 at 7:53 PM
Höchste Lust! Höchste Lust!

Karita Mattila has just rather casually let slip that she has “signed in for [her] first Isolde.”

on December 01, 2018 at 5:43 PM
Mon cœur s’ouvre à sa voix Mon cœur s’ouvre à sa voix

A “spy” unaffiliated with parterre box whispers to La Cieca that yesterday’s dress rehearsal of Samson et Dalila at the Met was sung by Nancy Fabiola Herrera.

on September 21, 2018 at 12:31 PM
The male gaze The male gaze

The third segment of New York City Opera’s gradually emerging 2018-2019 season will be Mascagni’s Isabeau.

on June 05, 2018 at 8:47 PM
Ha vuote le occhiaie – ma pure (e chi il crede?!) Ha vuote le occhiaie – ma pure (e chi il crede?!)

Today, the New York Times offers the strongest suggestion yet that Cecilia Bartoli will bring her Norma to New York sooner rather than later.

on September 01, 2017 at 12:20 PM
Here he comes to save the day Here he comes to save the day

La Cieca called it, mostly: Yannick Nézet-Séguin will the the Met’s new music director, taking on full official duties in the 2020-2021 season.

on June 02, 2016 at 8:39 AM
The swan never bothered me anyway The swan never bothered me anyway

Cher public, you knew La Cieca would come through for you, didn’t you? So hurry past the jump and give a listen.

on May 18, 2016 at 12:55 AM
Young guns Young guns

La Cieca will go out on limb and predict that the Met’s new music director will be Yannick Nezet-Seguin.

on April 14, 2016 at 5:55 PM
Only connect… Only connect…

La Cieca has discovered that the independent auditor chosen by the Met, AGMA and Local 802 to report on the company’s finances, Eugene Keilin, is a major donor to the Met, giving at least $25,000 in 2011-2012 according to that season’s Annual Report.

on August 05, 2014 at 11:30 AM
Zurück vom “Ring!” Zurück vom “Ring!”

Peter Gelb says the Ring will definitely not return, as originally planned, in 2017, and where has La Cieca heard that before?

on May 17, 2013 at 8:57 PM