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Archived Since:February 15, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Vissi d’artist

15 hours agoArts : Parterre Box

The San Francisco Opera is batting a thousand where young singers are concerned this season.

Top hatters

16 hours agoArts : Parterre Box

Christopher Alden's production of Handel’s Partenope is so erudite and theatrically audacious and also such a rollicking ride, it’s hard to believe it isn’t crap.

Bach to Bach

16 hours agoArts : Parterre Box

Three nights, three concert halls, and three incredibly diverse programmes.

Ricevete la mercè de’vostri onori

16 hours agoArts : Parterre Box

Join the party, cher public, for the free web broadcast of Macbeth tonight starting at 7:15. Of course, La Casa della Cieca will be buzzing!

Mourning in America

16 hours agoArts : Parterre Box

"Taken by itself, the St. Matthew Passion felt a little mundane. But compared to Zauberflöte, it could have been the Second Coming."

Daily double

16 hours agoArts : Parterre Box

Here's a quick last-minute quiz for you Martinu fans out there: answer the question after the jump and win two tickets to Gotham Chamber Opera's double bill program of Alexandre bis and Comedy on the Bridge this week.

The magic sniff

22 hours agoArts : Parterre Box

On this day in 1947 American actor Kevin Kline was born.

Battle of Broadway

22 hours agoArts : Parterre Box

Fall 2015 is the target date for an as yet untitled one-woman show based on the life of Kathleen Battle, scheduled to star Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o.

Tops in flops

22 hours agoArts : Parterre Box

On this day in 1967, the musical Henry, Sweet Henry opened at the Palace Theater.

Anger’s aweigh

22 hours agoArts : Parterre Box

It was a night a-tingle with excitement at the Metropolitan Opera House.

Le veau d’or

22 hours agoArts : Parterre Box

On this day in 1883, the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City opened with a performance of Gounod's Faust.

Bee movie

23 hours agoArts : Parterre Box

La Cieca is gradually coming to the conclusion that Tara Erraught (pictured) has built her dressing room over an Indian burial mound.

Hearing Klinghoffer

23 hours agoArts : Parterre Box

Since the Met's production of The Death of Klinghoffer, opening tonight, will apparently not be broadcast in any form, Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin has graciously provided, in streaming form, a recording from the world premiere of the work in 1991 at the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie.

Low, low prices

23 hours agoArts : Parterre Box

On this day in 1803 the United States Senate ratified the Louisiana Purchase.

Does anyone still wear a mobcap?

23 hours agoArts : Parterre Box

La Cieca trust that you, the cher public, will don your finest festoonery for this week's discussion of off-topic and general interest subjects.

The Greeks had a word for it

23 hours agoArts : Parterre Box

On this day in 1845, Richard Wagner's opera Tannhäuser premiered in Dresden.

Precode

23 hours agoArts : Parterre Box

On this day in 1902 American actress Miriam Hopkins was born.

Blind arrogance

23 hours agoArts : Parterre Box

Which rat-faced former elected official—who has been coasting (and profiting) off the one good week he had 14 years ago ever since then—is now about to stick his notoriously art-hating snout into Monday night's anti-Klinghoffer demonstrations?

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