Glister act Glister act

New York City Opera Renaissance’s Tosca “was opera at its most retrograde, an effort to recreate a golden age from a handful of tinsel.”

on January 28, 2016 at 1:08 PM
Atre Furie, volate a me! Atre Furie, volate a me!

While legendary NYCO soprano Lauren Flanigan has, alas, not been singing very frequently lately, she recently has turned her laser-like focus to that other essential aspect of the diva’s job description, that of Raising Righteous Hell.

on January 25, 2016 at 1:45 PM
“Tosca” at the Séance “Tosca” at the Séance

New York City Opera has officially launched its “renaissance” at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater last night with a production of Puccini’s Tosca that should please a lot of older, conservative audiences, if not the adventurous operagoers that City Opera courted in the past.

on January 21, 2016 at 12:53 PM
Moore than a feeling Moore than a feeling

New York City Opera Renaissance has officially announced casting for their impending production of Tosca.

on December 17, 2015 at 3:34 PM
Renaissance woman Renaissance woman

La Cieca is wondering who, in fact, will be performing the role of the Roman diva, or, for that matter, any other role in this production.

on December 04, 2015 at 5:00 PM
The Rebirthening The Rebirthening

Though the soi-disant “NYCO Renaissance” has not yet actually set dates for, you know, performances, you will be happy to note that on November 30 you’ll have the opportunity to attend a fundraiser for the troupe—at a $250 top.

on November 20, 2015 at 10:35 AM