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Love vs. politics, plus poison

7 hours agoArts : Parterre Box

The first stop on The Cieca and Dawn Regietournee 2015 is the Stuttgart Opera, which La Cieca thinks she would be perfectly happy with if it were her “home” opera house. Even a midseason revival of a five-year-old Verdi production crackled with excitement last night. Show More Summary


2 days agoArts : Parterre Box

Some things just naturally go together, like parterre box and our beloved advertisers, such as The New York Philharmonic in the month of May.

Notes from the underground

3 days agoArts : Parterre Box

Director R.B. Schlather and his team explored Handel’s Orlando and the results, as seen at Monday night’s final presentation, proved uncommonly stimulating.

Bühne nights

4 days agoArts : Parterre Box

Your doyenne and her faithful confidante Dawn Fatale are off later this week for a safari, seeking the wild Regie in its natural habitat.

Losing their shirts

4 days agoArts : Parterre Box

If you've been putting off seeing Renée Fleming in Living on Love, you'd better get a move on. The show posted its closing notice today and the final performance will be Sunday May 3.

Lede buried

6 days agoArts : Parterre Box

They were there, opera insiders said, because Chelsea Clinton is a friend of the tenor Vittorio Grigolo, who was playing the Chevalier, Manon’s true love."

Ham and ex

6 days agoArts : Parterre Box

Our Own JJ was only semi-amused.


6 days agoArts : Parterre Box

While everyone is still buzzing about this year’s Salzburg Easter Festival, I was visited by the Ghost of Easter Past.

The winner’s tale

6 days agoArts : Parterre Box

In a decision La Cieca doesn't think anybody is going to dispute, the Richard Tucker Foundation has named mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton their 2015 award winner.

She who gets slapped

last weekArts : Parterre Box

All those who have been in a rage since the news broke this week that the Metropolitan Opera has invited Calixto Bieito to stage Verdi’s La Forza del Destino can relax and embrace the Juilliard Opera’s new Le Nozze di Figaro which opened Friday night.

“New York, this is your last chance!”

last weekArts : Parterre Box

Coming this fall on a basic cable channel near you, Ultimate Diva Jessye Norman tries her hand at situation comedy, playing a 30-something bachelor girl who returns to Manhattan in search of adventure and romance.

Garden party

last weekArts : Parterre Box

Many large opera companies these days host valuable young artist programs dedicated to helping singers negotiate the difficult transition between leaving the conservatory and becoming full-time performing artists.

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