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
Bold faces and broadcasts Bold faces and broadcasts

Yannick Nézet-Séguin‘s triumphant Elektra at the Met was the subject of parterre box’s most-read article in March 2018.

on April 03, 2018 at 5:10 PM
Winter meeting: the top ten parterre posts for February 2018 Winter meeting: the top ten parterre posts for February 2018

Even the news of the Met’s upcoming season and coverage of important revivals of Semiramide and Parsifal couldn’t hold a candle to the cher public’s interest in the star pairing of Sonya Yoncheva and Michael Fabiano.

on March 01, 2018 at 9:00 AM
Tales of the Bavarian baloney pony Tales of the Bavarian baloney pony

In November, everyone wanted to hear more about Jonas Kaufmann‘s Johnson.

on December 01, 2017 at 9:15 AM
Name that Neptune Name that Neptune

The month of March 2017 on parterre box can be summed up in three topics: Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann and religious Cretans.

on April 07, 2017 at 8:04 AM
The top ten returns The top ten returns

A listing of the ten most-read parterre posts of February 2017.

on March 01, 2017 at 9:18 AM
In dämmrigen Grüften träumte ich lang In dämmrigen Grüften träumte ich lang

Endings (in particular that of James Levine) and beginnings (Anna Netrebko‘s, as a Wagnerian), dominated the list of most popular posts on parterre in the month of May.

on June 02, 2016 at 9:00 AM
The great lady issues a statement The great lady issues a statement

The most-read stories in April were mostly news, with a little gossip thrown in.

on May 01, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Me Jonas, you Jane Me Jonas, you Jane

Jonas Kaufmann and the mysterious “Jane G.” sparked the most reader interest on parterre box during the month of March.

on April 01, 2016 at 10:46 AM
Midway through my season Midway through my season

The most popular postings for the month follow the jump.

on March 01, 2016 at 2:43 PM