Cher Public

Unveiled

Congratulations to Christian Ocier (not pictured) who guessed all 16 of our mystery Salomes correctly!   Read more »

That midnight kiss

It has come to La Cieca’s attention that many members of the cher public have not had a chance to apply their vaunted analytical skills toward the challenging Salome-themed vocal identification quiz arranged by Our Own Christopher Corwin (not pictured) included the recent livecast of the Richard Strauss music drama. As such, the mystifying clip is appended.   Read more »

Sausendes, brausendes Rad der Zeit

At long last, cher public, a finale to our Senta’s Ballad quiz, nearly a month late! The name of the winner and the complete lists of sopranos after the jump.  Read more »

Spin the dial

After the jump, a quiz featuring 15 singers performing Senta’s Ballad.

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Panel stumped

La Cieca admits she was surprised the historically well-informed cher public missed the mark so frequently on the “Breadbox” quiz.

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Intorno a me s’oscura il ciel!

The Manon Lescaut identification quiz, which La Cieca thought would be pretty much a cakewalk, turned out vastly more challenging than she imagined.

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Ah! Manon, mi tradisce

Our Own Chris Corwin (not pictured) has taken a peek at the current guesses for the “Sola perduta” quiz and notes that fewer than half of the selections offered have been correctly identified.

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La deserta donna

La Cieca hopes the cher public won’t let poor Manon Lescaut get too lonely out there in the bayou or the heath or whatever it is, because you’ll want stay close to listen to our latest Identification Quiz, 15 sopranos in full hysterical wail.  

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