The Fairy-Queen: Semi-opera in five acts.
Melodic and scenic gaiety predominates in Lyric Opera of Chicago’s new
production of Franz Leh·r’s The Merry Widow.
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
Covent Garden has revived director Robert Lepage’s popular and well-traveled version of The Rake’s Progress with often thrilling results.