An extraordinary cast and an intelligent staging combine for a wonderful season of Adriana Lecouvreur at the Met.
Verdi’s Luisa Miller may be on lower rotation than many of his other works, but the casting of three operatic superstars presents the work in its very best light.
Visiting superstars, theatre renovations, a maestro exposed and the untimely death of a beloved international baritone dominate the 2017 year of opera.
The mighty Melbourne Ring Cycle dominated the 2016 year of opera, with an entertaining assortment of productions seen throughout the preceding months. The biggest local opera news was the October release of […]
Met Opera, New York: Met Opera’s stunning production for their premiere season of Roberto Devereux boasts four world-class singers in the leading roles.
The bel canto pleasure of L’Elisir d’Amore is significantly enhanced by electric chemistry between its romantic leads. Having opened the Met’s 2012 season, this new production of L’Elisir d’Amore retains a fresh, airy feel. Although director Bartlett Sher and team usually work to freshen and find new angles on a classic work, their work here is ultra-traditional, almost conservative, and the result is visually gorgeous.