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 ...
Karita Mattila and Gerd Grochowski in San Francisco Opera's "The Makropulos Case"Photo by Cory Weaver
The Makropulos Case
By Leoš JanáčekBased on the play by Karel CapekSan Francisco OperaNov. 10-28, 2010
sfopera.com(See video clip below.)
Time, as we all ...
Ainhoa Arteta as Roxane and Plácido Domingo as the title character in "Cyrano de Bergerac"Photo by Cory Weaver
Cyrano de Bergerac
Opera by Franco AlfanoLibretto by Henri Cain after the play by Edmond RostandDirected by Petrika IonescoConducted by Patrick ...
A scene from the BAM Next Wave Festivalproduction of "A House in Bali"Photo by Christine Southworth
A House in Bali
Music by Evan ZiporynLibretto by Paul Schick after Colin McPhee’s “A House in Bali”Choreography by Kadek Dewi Aryani and ...
Daveda Karanas (left) and Svetla Vassileva in "Madama Butterfly"Photo by Cory Weaver
By Giacomo PucciniLibretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi IllicaConducted by Nicola LuisottiSan Francisco OperaOct. 12-Nov. 27, 2010
http://sfopera.com/o/200.asp(See video clip below.)
If it had been ...
Karren LaLonde AlenierDC,
Deborah Voigt in the title role of "Salome"
Photo by Scott Suchman
Music and libretto by Richard Strauss
(in German, based on the Biblical story and Oscar Wilde’s play Salome)
Conducted by Philippe Auguin
Directed by Francesca ...
Renata Pokupic (left) and Daniel Okulitch in LAOpera's "Marriage of Figaro"The Marriage of FigaroBy Wolfgang Amadeus MozartLibretto by Lorenzo da PonteConducted by Plácido DomingoDirected by Ian JudgeLAOpera, Dorothy Chandler PavilionThrough Oct. 17, 2010www.laopera.com/production/1011/figaro/index.aspx(See video clip below.)"The Marriage of Figaro" ...