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Hear, view and discuss: Ariodante starring Joyce DiDonato.
Born on this day 1908 actress Eve Arden.
More Wagner listening excitement this afternoon at 1:00 PM, cher public, on the Met's Saturday afternoon broadcast.
There was a moment during Natalie Dessay’s performance of Schubert’s “Gretchen am Spinnrade” when the singer summoned the ghost of her former self.
La Cieca wishes to extend her heartiest congratulations to that journalistic power couple the da Fonseca-Wollheim-Stephenses.
Born on this day in 1917 actress Celeste Holm.
In The Gypsy Baron (Der Zigeunerbaron), currently (through Sunday) enjoying a revival by the Manhattan School of Music Opera Theater, you get Strauss waltzes and patriotic marches.
"Ms. Fleming, 58, and Ms. Dessay, 52, faced the same problem over the past decade or so."
>Happy 76th birthday actress Ann-Margret.
Not a few eyebrows arched on social media when L.A. Opera appropriated the hashtag “Fight like a girl” on street level poster adverts all over town for the revival of their 2013 production of Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca. I read a lot of...Show More Summary
Met audiences might have to wait a very long time for Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg.
Born on this day in 1922 actor Jack Klugman.
Since no doubt the New York contingent of the cher public are already shuddering in anticipation of a Kristine Opolais Tosca as a "gala" New Year's Eve treat, La Cieca thought you might enjoy—again, surely too strong a word—a preview of sorts.
The wild tempest that whipped and drenched the audience as it exited the Met after Tuesday’s season premiere of Wagner’s Der Fliegende Holländer mirrored the finer features of the evening.
On this day in 1970 Stephen Sondheim's musical Company opened on Broadway.
Maestro Yannick Nézet-Séguin takes up the baton for tonight's season premiere of Der Fliegende Holländer at the Met, and the cher public will surely all be in place for discussion of The Gun Show.
At last the future plans of America's Most Beloved Semi-Retired People's Diva have been revealed!
Kevin Newbury's familiar production of Bellini's Norma with its most frequent leading lady, the American Sondra Radvanovsky.
Lakmé, stars Ruth Welting, Alfredo Kraus, and Paul Plishka, conducted by Nicola Rescigno.
On this day in 1926 Puccini's opera Turandot premiered in Milan.