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Review: San Francisco Opera’s It’s a Wonderful Life “Everyone loved it. There were tears.”

San Francisco Opera’s It’s a Wonderful Life (seen Nov. 20th), Jake Heggie’s latest work for the operatic stage, might be called a musical—and he...

Review: Bavarian State Opera’s Otello: Gerald Finley’s Iago shines in misguided staging

Bavarian State Opera’s new production of Otello (seen Nov. 28th) would seem to have all the ingredients for a compelling take on Verdi’s distillation...

Review: Manitoba Opera’s Don Giovanni captivated “21st century savvy listeners”

It’s no mere tilting at windmills that Mozart’s Don Giovanni, rising from its own grave 231 years since its premiere in Prague in 1787,...
Street Scene

Review: UofT Opera’s Street Scene “gripping” despite unfocused story

Kurt Weill’s Street Scene, presented by UofT Opera and directed by Michael Patrick Albano takes advantage of a talented ensemble while dealing with what...
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