Conductor Cristian Macelaru’s middle-of-the-road approach has glorious moments, but doesn’t quite cohere dramatically.
Picks for things to see and hear from now through February, including EgoPo’s Lydie Breeze.
Despite exquisite moments, the Curtis production feels drained of emotional energy.
David Hertzberg’s opera is dramatically pretentious, musically gorgeous, and very much An Event.
A sometimes-awkward evening that delivers in Lembit Beecher’s one-act premiere opera.
One of today’s top divas provided glamour and high-wattage vocalism.
This imaginative, animated staging dazzles in some ways and comes up short in others.
This witty collage of theatrical ideas, superbly staged and performed, sets a high standard.
Opera Philadelphia’s innovative festival brings works old and new to venues across the city.
At the Met, Carsen and company reduce metaphor to melodrama.