Opera Boston gives new life to ‘The Consul’

porackova_small.jpgBy Richard Dyer [Boston Globe, 22 October 2005]
Since the triumphant premiere of Gian Carlo Menotti’s ”The Consul” on Broadway in 1950, the opera has been repeatedly staged all over the world. In Opera Boston’s adventurous season, it stands as the old fashioned repertory piece, and the company did pretty well by it last night.