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Broadcast: Ariodante

3 hours agoArts : Parterre Box

Hear, view and discuss: Ariodante starring Joyce DiDonato.

Broadcast: Der Fliegende Holländer

yesterdayArts : Parterre Box

More Wagner listening excitement this afternoon at 1:00 PM, cher public, on the Met's Saturday afternoon broadcast.


yesterdayArts : Parterre Box

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.

The new journalism

yesterdayArts : Parterre Box

La Cieca wishes to extend her heartiest congratulations to that journalistic power couple the da Fonseca-Wollheim-Stephenses.

Yes, we have no Banat

2 days agoArts : Parterre Box

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.

Soreness and burning

2 days agoArts : Parterre Box

"Ms. Fleming, 58, and Ms. Dessay, 52, faced the same problem over the past decade or so."

Got to know how to pony

2 days agoArts : Parterre Box

>Happy 76th birthday actress Ann-Margret.

Crate expectations

3 days agoArts : Parterre Box

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

The song is you

3 days agoArts : Parterre Box

Met audiences might have to wait a very long time for Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg.

Die Macht des Schicksals!

3 days agoArts : Parterre Box

Born on this day in 1922 actor Jack Klugman.

I lived, if you can call it living, for art

4 days agoArts : Parterre Box

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.

Gewitter und Sturm

4 days agoArts : Parterre Box

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.

But who will I take care of?

4 days agoArts : Parterre Box

On this day in 1970 Stephen Sondheim's musical Company opened on Broadway.

Arms and the man I sing

4 days agoArts : Parterre Box

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.

Strike while the irony is hot

5 days agoArts : Parterre Box

At last the future plans of America's Most Beloved Semi-Retired People's Diva have been revealed!

Mitigated Gaul

5 days agoArts : Parterre Box

Kevin Newbury's familiar production of Bellini's Norma with its most frequent leading lady, the American Sondra Radvanovsky.

Bells are ringing

5 days agoArts : Parterre Box

Lakmé, stars Ruth Welting, Alfredo Kraus, and Paul Plishka, conducted by Nicola Rescigno. 

Here the maestro put down his pen

5 days agoArts : Parterre Box

On this day in 1926 Puccini's opera Turandot premiered in Milan.

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