Reborn: Neglected Work and City Opera

By ANTHONY TOMMASINI [NY Times, 8 November 2009]
With the New York City Opera’s production of Hugo Weisgall’s “Esther,” which opened on Saturday night at the David H. Koch Theater, this essential company, teetering on the brink of extinction not long ago, announced it was back. Not just up and running, but exuding purpose and confidence.