Demanding Macatsoris sends opera singers out to the world’s stages prepared.

By David Patrick Stearns [Philadelphia Inquirer, 28 March 2010]
One opera book that will never be written is Christofer Macatsoris’ Sweet-Tempered Guide to Verdi. When the longtime Academy of Vocal Arts music director takes the stage for some tuneful old favorite like Rigoletto, the results can be downright terrifying.