Once again, the audacious Opera Philadelphia folks are playing without a net.
Domingo was out and Audra was in, as the Philadelphia Orchestra opens its season. Cameron and David were there…
Did Bard’s Festival raise our sense of the composer’s classical works? Yes and no.
The biggest problem here was sensory overload.
REVIEW: A Grandeur Night for Singing: Yannick Nézet-Séguin’s Zauberflöte Recording (for Parterre Box)
The maestro captures superbly this work’s complex mix of diverse elements.
A thrillingly full-throttle rarity, with much to celebrate in the fine singing here.
Within minutes, something wonderful happened, and none of my reservations mattered.
A radiant performance showcased the exceptional work done here by gifted young singers.
This 11 CD collection confirms Fassbaender’s status as one of the greatest interpreters of recent times.
REVIEW: A Little “Nixon” Goes a Long Way: Nixon in China at the Princeton Festival (for Parterre Box)
Adams, superb at crafting arcs of sound, can’t handle characters or narrative.