From her beginnings as an interpreter of delicious soubrette roles to her most recent engagements in leading lady roles, Lisette Oropesa rose to the challenge to take on an iconic French heroine who undergoes quite the metamorphosis. Enjoy my review and let me know your opinions as well.
After years of tackling the Mozartean repertoire, Christopher Maltman ascends to the challenge to tackle the tragic hunchback court jester while being joined by a cast of vibrant, young singers with loads of potential. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
After five months of being on hiatus in my online reviewing, I am officially back. What better way to herald my return to vlog-style opera reviewing than with my review of the Met’s radio stream of Arrigo Boito’s Mefistofele starring the virile Christian van Horn, the charming Michael Fabiano, the mighty Angela Meade, and the fine Jennifer Check. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
How spellbinding were Michael Fabiano’s Rodolfo and Nicole Car’s Mimi? How uproariously fun and grand were Mariusz Kwiecien’s Marcello and Simona Mihai’s Musetta? How did everything come together? Find out in this review of La Boheme live from the Royal Opera House. #ROHBoheme