Posts Tagged ‘Opera’

The Met serves up inspired advocacy for Thomas’s flawed yet fascinating “Hamlet” – Mar 18, 2010

It is easy to find fault with Ambroise Thomas’s opera Hamlet, and […]

Met’s brilliant production of “The Nose” is nothing to sneeze at – Mar 07, 2010

When an opera company engages a successful theater director with little […]

Sarasota Opera’s “Cav and Pag” offers a varied bag of verismo – Mar 06, 2010

Even with their enduring popularity, Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci are difficult […]

With a mostly terrific cast, Lyric Opera’s “Figaro” closes season in style – Mar 01, 2010

Is there anything more miraculous in all music than Le nozze […]

Muti commanding in Met return while static staging highlights “Attila” weaknesses – Mar 01, 2010

The premiere of the Metropolitan Opera’s new production of Verdi’s Attila […]

Glorious singing trumps audacious but muddled production in Lyric Opera’s “Damnation of Faust” – Mar 01, 2010

Even more than Beethoven and Schubert, Hector Berlioz personified the dawn […]