Three singers who have made the roles of Cio-Cio-San, Suzuki, and Sharpless their own and one tenor whose career has been centered around Bel Canto and florid singing who has made his role debut as Pinkerton. How did they fare? Find out in my review.
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.
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.
Trust me, when I say that I have much better singers embodying the four main characters of Donizetti’s final comedic opera. Enjoy my review and let me know your opinions as well.
Ekaterina Siurina, a coloratura soprano of such pristinely precise vocal beauty and indubitably immense dedication to her craft, tackles the role of the iconically poignant seamstress with a malady Mimí. Enjoy my review and let me know your opinions as well.
Three fascinatingly proud singers of great stature and massive potential stepped up to the podium to fill the evening with songs from two seminal German composers. Enjoy my review and let me know your opinions as well.
Coming into his own in the leading tenor roles is none other than Attilio Glaser, whose career has been opening new doors especially with this iconic poet in love. Enjoy my review and let me know your opinions as well.
For decades, Karita Mattila has embodied the role of the tragically ill-fated heroine, Katya, whose life goes from misery after misery. Now, she embodies the cruel, perfidious, and ruthless Marfa Ignateva Kabanova aka the Kabanicha. Enjoy my review and let me know your opinions as well.
Known to the world for her charmingly waif-like figure and sweet countenance, Miss Aida Garifullina takes on one of Verdi’s purest heroines, which has become one of her all-time signature roles. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
Boasting such a vast repertoire from playing vibrant young men to sexy, sumptuous, sinuous seductresses, how did this mezzo-soprano fare in one of her signature roles? Enjoy my review to find out and let me know your opinions as well.