Danielle fires back Danielle fires back

The leading lady of the Bayerische Staatsoper’s production of La Calisto has taken to the Twitters to respond to the recent discussion of her comments about Miley Cyrus.

on January 19, 2014 at 2:23 PM
Don’t be defeatist, dear Don’t be defeatist, dear

“After attending the dress rehearsal in London I wrote the following to Mr Carsen to give him the opportunity to make changes.”

on December 07, 2013 at 6:52 PM
Golden “Boys” Golden “Boys”

Who knows what to expect from an opera about the Internet?

on October 23, 2013 at 5:10 AM
Weia! Waga! Woge, du Web! Weia! Waga! Woge, du Web!

The Bayreuth Festival is trying something new and outreachy this season.

on September 28, 2012 at 12:28 PM
Glücklich zu sehen, je suis enchanté! Glücklich zu sehen, je suis enchanté!

Tenor Nikolai Schukoff (recently Parsifal in the Lyon production) displays so much furry semi-nudity on his web site that the page should be called “Otter Space.”

on April 16, 2012 at 11:04 PM
And painted birds do hush their singing And painted birds do hush their singing

[Ian Bostridge on Twitter]

on April 02, 2012 at 1:20 PM

Okay, Justin Davidson, it’s on. 

on January 13, 2010 at 10:08 AM

So La Cieca was thinking back, what with the end of the oughts and all, and she found herself wondering how parterre.com has changed in the past ten years. Here’s a screenshot of the site (not yet a blog) circa December 1999, and what nostalgia to think of the days when we still used “frames!”…

on December 24, 2009 at 11:50 PM

The BBC 3 broadcast of Tristan und Isolde that so captivated the cher public yesterday afternoon is available in streaming form for the next week.

on November 01, 2009 at 1:09 PM

Just added to Google’s online archive of Life magazine photographs: over a hundred full-color images from the Old Met in the 1960s. Be prepared for a strong pang of nostalgia as you glimpse Richard Tucker, Leontyne Price, Birgit Nilsson, Franco Corelli, Anna Moffo, Zinka Milanov and many other greats of that regrettably bygone era. [Google Images]

on July 07, 2009 at 11:20 AM