Prodigal sun Prodigal sun

June on parterre box was a month of Egyptian sun gods and some very enthusiastic video watching.

on July 01, 2020 at 10:00 AM
A gala day is enough for me A gala day is enough for me

The discussion of the Metropolitan Opera’s “At-Home Gala” set a new record for parterre box articles, with 11,590 pageviews and 1,877 comments!

on May 04, 2020 at 11:24 AM
From a social distance From a social distance

Naturally the top ten posts on parterre box for the month of March focused on the encroaching menace of COVID-19.

on April 01, 2020 at 2:25 PM
Entrances and exits Entrances and exits

Leading the parterre box top ten for the month of February: a new season and the (apparent) end of a legendary career.

on March 02, 2020 at 2:02 PM
The toast of parterre box The toast of parterre box

The astonishing performance of Aleksandra Kurzak, whose Violetta was an incontrovertible triumph, fascinated parterre box readers in the month of January.

on February 03, 2020 at 10:24 AM
Days of future past Days of future past

What’s the biggest parterre box story of December 2019? Why, a look into the “Soaring 20s” at the Met!

on January 01, 2020 at 12:12 PM
The biggest scoops of the decade The biggest scoops of the decade

Get ready for a barrel of charm, a fabulous thrill as La Cieca (not pictured) proudly presents the the biggest little headlines on parterre box for the decade 2010-2019.

on December 31, 2019 at 12:54 PM
I’ll follow the sun I’ll follow the sun

November was Akhnaten month at parterre box.

on December 01, 2019 at 1:05 PM
Design for living Design for living

Sadly, the news of the passing of two beloved artists provided much of the traffic on parterre box last month.

on November 01, 2019 at 9:00 AM
Sunday will never be the same Sunday will never be the same

Surely no one can be surprised to learn that the departure of Plácido Domingo from the Met was the most-read story on parterre box for the month of September.

on October 01, 2019 at 9:24 AM
Locker room talk Locker room talk

The Great Domingo Question loomed above all other topics in the sleepy month of August.

on September 01, 2019 at 11:32 AM
The long hot summer The long hot summer

Your top ten posts on parterre box for the month of July are actually a Top 13, thanks to a (near) three-way tie.

on August 01, 2019 at 12:00 PM
Eyes that see in the dark Eyes that see in the dark

A detailed and persuasive review by Christian Ocier was the most popular post on parterre box for the month of June.

on July 01, 2019 at 10:00 AM
Pubies come out first Pubies come out first

Friend, Romans and Rosa Feola fans, presenting your top ten parterre box posts for the lusty month of May!

on June 07, 2019 at 10:34 AM
Damned if you do Damned if you do

Our Own “Einspringer” JJ‘s sad duty of reviewing the Met’s spring revival of La traviata garnered the site’s most pageviews in the month of April.

on May 01, 2019 at 4:12 PM
Sondra’s back Sondra’s back

The return of Sondra Radvanovsky to the Met in Aida dominated parterre box in March.

on April 01, 2019 at 5:11 PM
Our retrospection will now be all to the future Our retrospection will now be all to the future

La Cieca is delighted to announce that the most popular posts for the month of February dealt primarily with the Met season yet to come.

on March 01, 2019 at 12:37 PM
All about Melpomene All about Melpomene

The top ten parterre box stories for January 2019.

on February 01, 2019 at 3:43 PM
Turkey lurkey time Turkey lurkey time

Some less than stellar reviews dominate the top ten posts on parterre box for November 2018.

on December 03, 2018 at 2:17 PM
October surprise October surprise

Jonas Kaufmann‘s Herbstreise to Little Old New York dominated the busy pages of October’s parterre box, boosting our total number of pageviews to nearly 400,000.

on November 01, 2018 at 10:20 AM
“There’s one lady barber that made good” “There’s one lady barber that made good”

The Met’s new production of Samson et Dalila (not pictured) grabbed the most attention last month.

on October 01, 2018 at 8:56 AM
Not-so-tiny furniture Not-so-tiny furniture

All it takes to rocket to the top of the charts on parterre box these days is a chaise longue and a periwinkle dress.

on August 01, 2018 at 10:00 AM
What dreams may come What dreams may come

Here they are, cher public, your most popular 10 (or, rather, 11) parterre posts for the month of May 2018.

on June 01, 2018 at 1:19 PM
Spring breakers Spring breakers

Surely no one can be surprised that the focus of attention among the cher pubic in April was Anna Netrebko‘s first Tosca.

on May 01, 2018 at 10:42 AM