The Journey

Review: ICOT’s The Journey: Notes of Hope is a moving story...

There have been many stories told in every art form of late about immigration, migration and displacement.  Our country knows its fair share of...
Das Rheingold

Review: L’Opéra de Montréal’s Das Rheingold offers a Steampunk Gothic aesthetic...

As the most compact of the Ring operas —clocking in at a trifling two-and-a-half hours— Das Rheingold can let smaller companies dip a toe into...

Review: At Metropolitan Opera, Sondra Radvanovksy is the “most complete…Tosca of...

There’s almost always a certain splashy excitement attendant on a new production’s opening night, but sometimes it’s the next season’s revival that delivers the...

Review: Wexford 2018 “yielded many an unexpected pleasure” while some elements...

I’m an unabashed admirer of verismo opera, but I freely admit having qualms when Wexford announced a pairing of Franco Leoni’s L’oracolo (1905) and...
Lucia di Lammermoor

Review: English National Opera’s Lucia di Lammermoor is “powerful, memorable and...

While David Alden’s production of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor contains a few puzzling or unresolved aspects, it is powerful, memorable and effective. First seen...

Review: Canadian Opera Company’s Hadrian: commanding vocals and powerful symbolism

“The Empire holds its breath, awaiting orders.” These lines, sung early in the Canadian Opera Company’s world premiere of Hadrian (seen Oct. 17th), plunge...
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