And when I die And when I die

Born on this day in 1910 soprano Magda Olivero.

on March 25, 2023 at 10:00 AM
Listen like a pirate day Listen like a pirate day

In honor of “Talk Like a Pirate Day” La Cieca invites you, the cher public, to share reminiscences (and, where applicable, YouTube clips) of your favorite pirate recordings.

on September 19, 2014 at 3:44 PM
Magda Olivero 1910-2014 Magda Olivero 1910-2014

The legendary Italian soprano Magda Olivero has died.

on September 08, 2014 at 11:16 AM
“Ecco la luce…” “Ecco la luce…”

That day we all knew eventually would come did come, in the winter of 2001, when the final issue of parterre box, the queer opera zine was mailed out to the cher public, such as they were at the time.

on May 14, 2014 at 8:00 AM
Happy Birthday Magda Olivero Happy Birthday Magda Olivero

The fabled verista celebrates the 103rd anniversary of her birth today.

on March 25, 2013 at 12:05 AM

Those among the cher public inclined toward philanthropy and/or star-gazing will want to check out the details on a gala fundraising dinner and concert for the Marcello Giordani Foundation on May 7. The evening will feature performances from young singers and a litotic “Lifetime Achievement Award” presented to Magda Olivero (in virtual attendance via videoconferencing…

on April 23, 2010 at 1:09 PM

Happiest 100th birthday greetings to the legendary Magda Olivero! In celebration, let’s enjoy a recital from December 13, 1977 in Dallas, Texas, with Ivan Davis, piano.

on March 25, 2010 at 12:01 AM