Month: January 2009
Lyric Opera’s ‘Tristan’ a triumph for the shining Isolde of Deborah Voigt
L.A. Opera announces cutbacks
Amsterdam Hercules Dazzlingly In Love
I had never personally imagined mythical Hercules as a WWF Wrestler-cum-Caveman but damn if Dutch National Opera’s staging of Francesco Cavalli’s Ercole Amante didn’t almost persuade me it could be so.
Jessye Norman — A Portrait
A sticker on the cover of the Decca DVD Jessye Norman a portrait describes the contents as “An intimate new film portrait of the great soprano.”
Choking Princess Draws Cheers, Robber Gets Greedy: Paris Opera
San Francisco Opera tightens belt for 2009-10
OCP’s ’09-10 season: Cuts and cutting edge
Yvonne, princesse de Bourgogne, Paris Opera (Garnier)
Orfeo ed Euridice at the MET
I am an ardent fan of Stephanie Blythe, and if you revel in sheer sound, she will delight you, too.