Well, La Cieca has thought herself a mistress of the sizzling putdown, but she has been severely dethroned by one Andrew Clark of the Financial Times. So, how dull and conservative is Jonathan Kent‘s new staging of Tosca at the Royal Opera?
“Kent’s production is the sort you expect at the Metropolitan Opera.”
Oh, no he didn’t! La Cieca is already looking forward to a letter to the editor of the FT beginning “Andrew Clark’s mamma is so fat…”