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On this day in 1938, the Archbishop of Dubuque, Francis J. L. Beckman, denounced swing music.
The San Francisco Opera is batting a thousand where young singers are concerned this season.
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.
Three nights, three concert halls, and three incredibly diverse programmes.
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!
"Taken by itself, the St. Matthew Passion felt a little mundane. But compared to Zauberflöte, it could have been the Second Coming."
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.
On this day in 1793, Queen Marie-Antoinette of France was tried and convicted in a swift, pre-determined trial in the Palais de Justice, Paris, and condemned to death the following day.
On this day in 1947 American actor Kevin Kline was born.
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.
On this day in 1967, the musical Henry, Sweet Henry opened at the Palace Theater.
It was a night a-tingle with excitement at the Metropolitan Opera House.
On this day in 1883, the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City opened with a performance of Gounod's Faust.
La Cieca is gradually coming to the conclusion that Tara Erraught (pictured) has built her dressing room over an Indian burial mound.
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.
On this day in 1803 the United States Senate ratified the Louisiana Purchase.
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.
On this day in 1845, Richard Wagner's opera Tannhäuser premiered in Dresden.
On this day in 1902 American actress Miriam Hopkins was born.
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?