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One letter makes a vas deferens

4 hours agoArts : Parterre Box

"But enough about Lou Tellegen," Miss Farrar snapped.

Forward three and a half in the tuck position

yesterdayArts : Parterre Box

"What perhaps allowed me to hear past the surface of Cold Mountain was access to a piano-reduction score while the piece was still being written—a copy I discovered in a Dumpster near Higdon's Philadelphia apartment, discarded only because it was misformatted."

Invitation to the trance

2 days agoArts : Parterre Box

"To mark the book’s publication, and to manifest the spirit of linguistic improvisation, Koestenbaum will perform piano miniatures (Scriabin, Chopin, Fauré, Milhaud, Poulenc) while incanting spontaneous Sprechstimme-style soliloquie...

Tweet charity

3 days agoArts : Parterre Box

La Cieca is positively brimming with excitement to bring you an exclusive interview with @FakeNLebrecht, connoisseur of sick notes, writer of fiction and obituaries.

You stepped out of a dream

3 days agoArts : Parterre Box

One of opera’s great “what ifs?” is what would young Erich Wolfgang Korngold have contributed to the repertoire had the likes of The Adventures of Robin Hood not beckoned him to Hollywood?

Shave and a haircut

4 days agoArts : Parterre Box

It’s fun to wonder what might have happened if Rossini had never composed Il Barbiere di Siviglia. Would Giovanni Paisiello’s earlier adaptation of the work be a repertory favorite? Or would it have faded into obscurity with an occasional revival here and there? Dell’Arte Opera is doing a “Beaumarchais Trilogy” this August. Show More Summary

A beautiful vision

6 days agoArts : Parterre Box

"She sounds the note of deep pathos in both action and song convincingly, and last night won the tribute of tears from many eyes."

“That goes without saying”

last weekArts : Parterre Box

“Wolfram von Eschenbach is played by the up and coming German baritone Daniel Schmutzhard.” [Opera Vlaanderen]

Leave it to Jane

last weekArts : Parterre Box

“Jamie Barton will add a new role to her Met repertory this season when she sings Giovanna Seymour in Donizetti’s Anna Bolena, replacing Elina Garanca, who has withdrawn due to a death in her family.”  So says the Met’s press office....Show More Summary


last weekArts : Parterre Box

In attempting to get a little bit of everything onto my Mixcloud page, I realized that I inadvertently neglected some essentials: 1) Leyla Gencer 2) La Gioconda.  

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