Nuns, but the lonely heart… Nuns, but the lonely heart…

La Cieca though you might be amused, or at least bemused, by a few published reactions to LoftOpera.

on June 05, 2016 at 9:09 PM
Even smiling makes my face ache Even smiling makes my face ache

You might even call it “fun.”

on November 29, 2012 at 11:01 AM

Leave it to those Torontonians to blow the lid off an opera story happening in New York! (Goodness knows the local journalists don’t bother.)

on November 28, 2011 at 10:19 PM

At a time when New York’s opera companies are supposed to be going into estivation (I mean, Peter Gelb is in Vietnam, for heaven’s sake!) there’s certainly no lack of breaking news about New York City Opera. Today’s heart-rending roundup, after the jump. 

on May 24, 2011 at 11:03 AM

“Zinta Lundborg is a writer for Bloomberg News. The opinions expressed are her own.” [Bloomberg]

on September 16, 2010 at 9:59 PM

Lots of media news today, so let’s not waste any time! La Cieca congratulates Opera News on the occasion of the mag’s 75th anniversary this month, though your doyenne is willing to swear that the mag doesn’t look a day over 60! 

on September 16, 2010 at 11:27 AM

No one, not even the company’s near-septuagenarian General Director/Wälsung, has stumbled thus far in the West Coast cycle of Wagner’s tetralogy; in fact, the only ones complaining are the handful of LaRouche protesters outside the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Of course, things are bound to heat up when mouthy heldentenor John Treleaven makes his first official…

on June 01, 2010 at 10:28 AM

There’s lots of coverage in both Italian and English-language media today about how Franco Zeffirelli (sort of) called Daniela Dessì “fat.” La Cieca chose this one because it had the funniest pictures. [The Telegraph]

on January 08, 2010 at 10:10 AM

“…a new production of Puccini’s Tosca left a significant segment of the audience booing one of the company’s biggest failures in decades.” [AP, unsigned review, and no wonder]

on September 23, 2009 at 5:28 PM