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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
Born on this day in 1906 actress Mary Astor.
On this day in 1536 Anne Boleyn was arrested and taken to the Tower of London.
Some things just naturally go together, like parterre box and our beloved advertisers, such as The New York Philharmonic in the month of May.
On this day in 1786 Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro premiered in Wien.
On this day in 1803 the United States purchased the Louisiana Territory from France for $15 million, more than doubling the size of the young nation.
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.
Your doyenne and her faithful confidante Dawn Fatale are off later this week for a safari, seeking the wild Regie in its natural habitat.
Happy 90th birthday to French ballerina and actress Zizi Jeanmaire.
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.
On this day in 1965 Barbra Streisand starred in the My Name is Barbra special on CBS.
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."
While everyone is still buzzing about this year’s Salzburg Easter Festival, I was visited by the Ghost of Easter Past.
On this day in 1989 the musical Starmites opened at the Criterion Theater in New York for 60 performances.
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.
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.
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.
The best things in life are free, cher public, including discussion of off-topic and general interest subjects.
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.