When I have sung my songs When I have sung my songs

The news of the death of beloved soprano Gianna Rolandi and her adoring obituary by Enzo Bordello attracted the most parterre box readers for the month of June 2021.

on July 01, 2021 at 8:28 AM
All about that Wagner All about that Wagner

In May, everyone wanted to hear those Wagnerians, shown here singing Strauss.

on June 02, 2021 at 10:00 AM
Losing a legend Losing a legend

Viewers flocked to parterre box last month to read the sad news of the passing of legendary mezzo-soprano Christa Ludwig.

on May 01, 2021 at 10:00 AM
Expansion and ostentation Expansion and ostentation

February was a month for diva admiration on parterre box.

on March 01, 2021 at 1:07 PM
High notes and high drama High notes and high drama

That Beczala/Radvanovsky online recital, viewed and reviewed, really caught the eye of the cher public in the month of January.

on February 01, 2021 at 10:00 AM
Consider yourself at home Consider yourself at home

The big news of 2020 was, obviously, that everyone (or almost everyone) stayed home.

on January 01, 2021 at 8:41 AM
Up on the housetop click, click, click Up on the housetop click, click, click

It’s a Christmas miracle: leading our Top Ten listing for November is Jonas Kaufmann singing Mariah Carey!

on December 01, 2020 at 1:41 PM
Sex, lies and video opera Sex, lies and video opera

Webcasts helped keep both opera and parterre box alive in October 2020.

on November 03, 2020 at 9:00 AM
The triumph of the Undiva The triumph of the Undiva

Renée Fleming garnered a most un-unvdivaesque flurry of pageviews in August.

on September 02, 2020 at 1:54 PM
Here you come again Here you come again

By this point in 2020, nothing should surprise us.

on August 01, 2020 at 10:35 AM
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