Graduating from the role of Schlemil, Byung Gil Kim now tackles the roles of the licentiously low-down Lindorf, the craftily creepy Coppélius, the magnificently malevolent Miracle, and the deviously debonair Dapertutto. How did he fare in these vile villains? Find out in my review.
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.
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.
Meine verehrte, ehrwürdige und edle Dame Diana Damrau strikes again as the poignant yet youthful Antonia, the seductive yet tempestuous Giulietta, and the elusive and beautiful Stella and she is joined by a cast of veritable superstars from Michael Spyres to Olga Pudova to Nicolas Testé to Angela Brower.