Tamara Mumford in the title role of Opera Company of Philadelphia's "Phaedra"Photo by Kelly & Massa Photography
Philly Unveils Henze’s 'Phaedra'
By Hans Werner HenzeAmerican premiere production conceived by Robert B. DriverDesigned by Philippe ArmandConducted by Corrado RovarisOpera Company ...
Adina Nitescu and Thiago Arancam in Opera Company of Philadelphia's "Tosca"Photo courtesy of Opera Company of Philadelphia
By Giacomo PucciniConducted by Corrado RovarisDirected by Jonathan EatonOpera Company of PhiladelphiaAcademy of MusicApril 29-May 8, 2011
Even with its squirrelly ...
The cast of Castleton Festival Opera's "Albert Herring," with Brian Porter (kneeling, in hat)Photo by F&E Schmidt
The Britten Project / 'Albert Herring'
Castleton Festival OperaConducted by Lorin MaazelPresented by Cal PerformancesZellerbach Hall, BerkeleyMarch 24-27, 2011(See short video below.)
Michael Kepler Meo and Patricia Racette in "The Turn of the Screw" at LA OperaPhoto by Robert Millard
The Turn of the Screw
By Benjamin BrittenConducted by James ConlonOriginal production by Jonathan KentDirected by Francesca GilpinWith William Burden, ...
Nino Machaidze as Donna Fiorilla in "Il Turco in Italia"Photo by Robert Millard
Il Turco in Italia
By Gioachino RossiniConductor: James ConlonOriginal production by Christof LoyDirection by Axel WeidauerWith Nino Machaidze, Kate Lindsey, Simone Alberghini, Paolo Gavanelli, and Maxim ...
Margaret Mezzacappa (left) and Jan Cornelius in "Il Tabarro"Photo courtesy of the Academy of Vocal Arts
'Il Tabarro' and 'Suor Angelica' From the Academy of Vocal Arts
Perelman TheaterKimmel Center for the Performing Arts, PhiladelphiaJan. 23, 2011
Christofer Macatsoris, ...
Music and libretto by Richard WagnerDirected by Lydia SteierConducted by James ConlonStarring Ben Heppner, Dolora Zajick, Soile Isokoski, and James JohnsonLos Angeles Opera, Dorothy Chandler PavilionThrough Dec. 12, 2010
For many patrons, the satisfying thing about ...
Music by Giuseppe VerdiLibretto by Francesco Maria PiaveDirected by Mark LamosConducted by James ConlonStarring George Gagnidze, Sarah Coburn, and Gianluca TerranoveLos Angeles Opera, Dorothy Chandler PavilionThrough Dec. 18, 2010
From the opening curtain, "Rigoletto" at the ...
The cast of the Maryland Opera Studio production of "Florencia en el Amazonas"Photo by Cory Weaver
Florencia en el Amazonas
Music by Daniel CatánLibretto by Marcela Fuentes-BerainLibretto in Spanish (loosely inspired by Gabriel García Márquez’s "Love in the Time ...