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Poison of interest

As our Trove Thursday creator Chris Corwin takes a well-deserved week off, La Cieca brings you one from the vaults. Read more »

The joint was really jumping down in Carnegie Hall

More of the “breakthrough” performance of Montserrat Caballé in Lucrezia Borgia on April 20, 1965 on this week’s look back at Unnatural Acts of Opera.   Read more »

Unnatural prologue

La Cieca (not pictured) is actively searching now for a weekly audio or video feature to permanently replace the defunct “Montag Mit Marianne.” (If you are interested in creating such a feature, member of the cher public, your doyenne encourages you to contact her privately.) In the meantime, she hopes you will enjoy highlights from the classic “Unnatural Acts of Opera” archive such as today’s offering.  Read more »

Together again for the first time

From Unnatural Acts of Opera, a duo concert with Shirley Verrett and Grace Bumbry at Carnegie Hall.

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The Philadelphia Story

La Cieca thought you, the cher public, might enjoy the return of some classic episodes of Unnatural Acts of Opera.

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Se uno squillo intenderà

On this day 100 years ago, tenor Mario del Monaco was born.

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Encore! Encore!

For tomorrow afternoon’s chat at La Casa della Cieca, your doyenne offers an unusual double blast from the past.

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The return of Unnatural Acts of Opera

After years (or was it months) wandering der Irrnis und der Leiden Pfade, La Cieca has returned to the broadcast booth for another episode of Unnatural Acts of Opera.

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