My final night here in Tallinn and my final Red Ribbon Reviewers’ contribution goes out with a bang, as Kristel Pärtna, who I saw two years ago as the poignant Pamina, takes on the iconically dramatic role of Violetta Valery. Enjoy my review and let me know your opinions as well.
I have seen Vera-Lotte Böcker as the lavish Eudoxie and the sweetly poignant Pamina. How did she fare as Verdi’s most iconic operatic courtesan? Find out in my review, enjoy, and let me your opinions as well.
Natalya Pavlova rose to the challenge of taking on one of her signature roles at the Komische Oper Berlin. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
Taking up Violetta’s finely-laced mantle was a young, lithe, sleek soprano who has gained some fame around Europe, Zuzana Marková. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
The charismatic, charming, and gorgeous Pretty Yende steps up to the plate to tackle the iconic Parisian courtesan Violetta Valery. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
This was an evening of fabulous singing accomplished by a gorgeous lyric soprano, a fine young lyric tenor with a bright future ahead of him, and a veteran lyric-dramatic baritone whose tall and exciting presence left me with chills down my spine in the most positive way ever. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
All right, Mesdames et Messieurs, let’s all raise a glass to not only Ekaterina Bakanova as the tragic heroine, Violetta Valery, who lead a fabulous cast of international singers, but also to the great and beautiful city of Dresden, for simply being one of the greatest holiday destinations to go to.