A conceptual misstep frustratingly dilutes and distracts from an often rewarding musical performance.
They came, saw, and conquered… and I hope they return soon.
Domingo was out and Audra was in, as the Philadelphia Orchestra opens its season. Cameron and David were there…
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.
Yannick and this magnificent orchestra were born for Bernstein.
Together, Bernstein’s Kaddish and Rossini’s Stabat Mater made for one of Philadelphia Orchestra’s finest concerts in recent memory.
The “semi-staging” seen here delivers less theater than no staging at all.