It’s Tales of Hoffmann meets Edgar Allan Poe starring a strapping Swedish spinto tenor, a charismatic American lyric mezzo-soprano, a versatile, wide-ranging Romanian lyric soprano who can sing almost anything from coloratura soprano to lyric soprano to spinto soprano, a virile Italian bass-baritone, and a charming German light tenor. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
Let’s step into the bullfighters’ arena for this new production of Bizet’s Carmen at the Deutsche Oper Berlin starring Mademoiselle Clémentine Margaine as Carmen and Monsieur Charles Castronovo as Don José. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
Four years ago, I caught the premiere of this particular production of Hector Berlioz’s La Damnation de Faust headlined by an illustrious cast consisting of Samuel Youn, Klaus Florian Vogt, Clementine Margaine, and Tobias Kehrer. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
Four years ago I caught one of my most favorite French grand operas of all time being performed in one of my most favorite opera houses in the world starring Roberto Alagna, Ildiko Komlosi, and Beatrice Uria Monzon. Can you really ask for anything more? Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
Mademoiselle Hanna-Elisabeth Müller heralds her return to the Met as one of her signature roles, Pamina, in an abridged English-language version of Mozart’s last opera intended for families and audiences of all ages. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
Hold on to your hats, folks, this is going to be a stormy yet mysterious ride.