Despite how musically rich and sensitive Janáček’s opera Jenůfa is, its grotesque storyline, which includes the murdering of a child,…
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The last time I saw Karita Mattila in “Jenůfa” she played the title role, a young village girl madly in…
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Opera Philadelphia closed their 2015-16 season with a new production of Donizetti’s “The Elixir of Love,” an unwavering favorite with…
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Most operas begin with an overture. Peter Maxwell Davies’ “The Lighthouse” opens with an interrogation, a police investigation surrounding the…
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