Conquering the stage and the screen for many years as an actress and stage director , let us see how Katharina Thalbach fared as an opera director with this particular production of Barber of Seville. Enjoy my review and let me know your opinions as well.
Graduating from the pert, perky Papagena to the poignant, pure Pamina was the one and only Alma Sadé. Enjoy my review and let me know your opinions as well.
Boasting a versatile repertoire ranging from the comical roles of Papageno and Guglielmo to the more dramatic roles of Telramund and Beckmesser, let us now venture to see how Martin Gantner fared as Kurwenal. Enjoy my review and let me know your opinions as well.
With an ever-strengthening vocal presence, heaps of discipline, and a phenomenal technique by his side, how did Alfred Kim fare as Calaf, a role he has been specializing for many years? Find out in my review.
It’s The Magic Flute complete with marionettes, flying around the stage, and loads of color. Enjoy my review and let me know your opinions as well.
I now venture into one of my most favorite French Biblical operas starring a super strong man of an Israelite leader and a cunning yet gorgeous Philistine woman who end up involved in a star-crossed kind of love. Enjoy my review and let me know your opinions as well.
An Italian conductor who has made his mark all throughout Europe and a French mezzo-soprano who has been specializing in youthful characters make their Metropolitan Opera House debuts. Enjoy my review and let me know your opinions as well.
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.