Month: January 2010
PURCELL: The Fairy-Queen
The Fairy-Queen: Semi-opera in five acts.
In perfect harmony
Lyric Opera of Chicago’s The Merry Widow
Melodic and scenic gaiety predominates in Lyric Opera of Chicago’s new
production of Franz Leh·r’s The Merry Widow.
Simon Boccanegra, New York
The Times used to have a music critic who seemed to feel that singing,
especially in costume, didn’t count as serious music, though he reviewed
New Music Director for Opera Orchestra
Le PoËme Harmonique
War and Peace, Theatre Royal, Glasgow
Florida Grand Opera’s Eglise GutiÈrrez lifts `Lucia di Lammermoor ‘ to modern heights
London’s Rambunctious Rake
Covent Garden has revived director Robert Lepage’s popular and well-traveled version of The Rake’s Progress with often thrilling results.