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URL :http://parterre.com/
Filed Under:Arts
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Posts / Week:13.9
Archived Since:February 15, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Zing! went the strings of his heart

last weekArts : Parterre Box

"Prince Charles's harpist, 27 leaves husband for Britain's biggest opera star Bryn Terfel, 48"

Breaking opera news I can’t bring myself to care about

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It was patriotism—and fate—that launched Heather Pawsey’s 19-year search for Ogopogo."

Licia Albanese 1913-2014

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La Cieca has just heard the sad news that the beloved soprano Licia Albanese died earlier this evening. She was 101.

If I had a talking picture of you

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More Anna Netrebko, and all that means, tomorrow at 10 AM EDT, cher public, as the Salzburg Festival production of Il trovatore is webcast over medici.tv.

And all the rest is talk

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"Labor! Oh, the problem of labor at the Met is gargantuan," Our Own JJ (not pictured) would have said, had he thought of it.

How cher the public

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You know, the commenters at parterre.com (pictured) may get a bit testy from time to time, but at least nobody here says stuff like, oh, for example...

The secret of nymph

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Mark Morris’ staging of Acis and Galatea at Lincoln Center is everything good about summer condensed into two hours.

Hello Amanda

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Soprano Amanda Majeski will make her Met debut on the opening night of the 2014-2015 season as the Countess in Le nozze di Figaro, replacing Marina Poplavksaya "who has withdrawn for health reasons."

Hooterdämmerung?

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"It's no surprise Kim Kardashian likes to dress as if she's going to the opera each day."

One charming afternoon

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In recent years the enterprising Dell’Arte Opera Ensemble has brightened the usually arid weeks of August in New York City with some worthy operatic showcases for young singers.

Faustian bargain

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Two debuts of legendary singers on a single night highlight this performance of Faust from the final season of the Old Met, courtesy of Jungfer Marianne Leizmetzerin.

Brief pause

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While we're waiting for the webcast from Glyndebourne, cher public (and afterward, of course) please talk quietly among yourselves about off-topic and general interest subjects.

Dell’abisso

2 weeks agoArts : Parterre Box

The news from New York has been rather dire these last few weeks, cher public; La Cieca is the first to admit that.

Fra le tazze più viva è la webchat

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Coming up on Sunday, La Cieca (not pictured) will host a live chat during the webcast of La traviata from the Glyndebourne Festival.

“Observer” story pushed off front page

3 weeks agoArts : Parterre Box

"Camilla hopes the new work will make opera 'more mainstream.'"

Rugby WAG, 26, to wear underwear in opera

3 weeks agoArts : Parterre Box

"Camilla hopes the new work will make opera 'more mainstream.'"

Contrariwise

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"The dark clouds hovering over Mr. Gelb should not obscure his very real achievements."

The lion in stereo

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A great man has passed and our consolation is that so much of his art has been preserved for us on recordings.

Timor di me? Security!

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"Anna Netrebko (Leonora) is seen during the Il Trovatore photo rehearsal on August 4, 2014 in Salzburg, Austria."

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