From her beginnings in the full lyric and spinto soprano repertoires to nowadays coming into her own in the dramatic repertoire, how well did Christine Goerke stack up to one of her signature roles, especially joined by a cast that looks good on paper? Enjoy and find out in my review.
Kasper Holten’s hypnotic production comes to life at the Royal Opera House backed up by a veteran of portraying the legendary licentious gentleman and a bass who has made his role debut as his manservant. Enjoy my review and let me know your opinions as well.
My Dresden opera journey goes out with a bang, at least for now, with the famous barber of Seville about to get married to his darling chambermaid bride-to-be in this anachronistically minimalistic production. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
An international cavalcade of superstars have come together to star in this vivid and magnificently-detailed production of Mozart’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail. Enjoy my review and let me know your opinions as well.
I have come back to Dresden to catch a Rossini opera, which called for an army of soloists. The question remains, how well did this cast of singing actors fare in their respective roles? Stay tuned to my review to find out more.
What happens when you have Maestro Marc Minkowski conducting up a storm with Adam Smith as the main hero and Jessica Pratt as the four main heroines in Bordeaux’s gorgeous and awesome opera house? Sit back, relax, enjoy, and find out in my review.
Señora Ana María Martínez. A soprano whose career I have been following for fifteen years and whose repertoire has parallels with Sena Jurinac, Victoria de los Angeles, and Montserrat Caballé graces the stage in one of her signature roles. 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.
Francesco Demuro. An Italian tenor known for his dashingly sweet looks steps up to the plate to take on the challenging role of Lord Arturo Talbo. 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.