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In dämmrigen Grüften träumte ich lang

SunsetEndings (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.  Read more »

The great lady issues a statement

Great ladyGiven the number of startling developments in the world of opera as faithfully reported here on parterre box, the most-read stories in April were mostly news, with a little gossip thrown in. Far and away the most popular post this month was Dark of the moon, about Anna Netrebko‘s serial cancellations of her performances of the role of Norma, with 14,302 pageviews. The complete top ten for the month follows the jump.  Read more »

Me Jonas, you Jane

Jonas and JaneJonas Kaufmann and the mysterious “Jane G.” sparked the most reader interest on parterre box during the month of March. The complete Top Ten list follows the jump.  Read more »

Midway through my season

The most popular postings for the month follow the jump.

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Read all over

La Cieca is pleased and proud to present the Top 10 most popular posts on for the month of January 2016.

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November reign

A readers’ discussion of Gaetano Donizetti garnered the most pageviews of any parterre posting in November.

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Travels with my rant

It appears that La Cieca’s long-winded, likely drunken ravings late last Friday week attracted the most visitors last week, doubtless motivated by Schadenfreude.

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Number one with an axe

Here you are, cher public, your ten most popular parterre box postings (by numbers of pageviews) for the week of September 27-October 3, 2015.  

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