Cher Public

You gotta ring them bells

The New York Times has the scoop! At long last (and about fucking time) undisputed genius Stefan Herheim will make his Metropolitan Opera debut in “a future season,” staging Les Vêpres siciliennes. Read more »

Blonde Venus?

The frequently-omniscient Future Met Wiki has recently vouchsafed a few morsels about upcoming Met seasons. Details after the jump!  Read more »

Hope Chest

Barihunk John Chest headlines San Francisco Opera’s Billy Budd in the fall of 2019 (presumably in Francesca Zambello‘s familiar Cruising-themed staging), according to Opera magazine’s frequently accurate “We hear that” feature.  Read more »

Noises on

Local tenor is a treat

The press release for the Royal Opera’s 2018-2019 season promises “world-renowned opera stars including Michael Fabiano, Jonas Kaufmann, Anna Netrebko and Eva Maria Westbroek among other treats.

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Judges for yourself

With the Met’s announcement of the 2018-2019 season approximately a week away, La Cieca thought we should review the always oracular and generally accurate Future Met Wiki.

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O dolce mano

“Briefly, the character of the heroine is a crazy bothersome hysterical bitch.”

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La fanciulla del west side

Jonas Kaufmann‘s acclaimed Dick will highlight the Met’s 2018-2019 season.

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