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Opera Album Review: Is Perfection Still Possible? Lully’s “Isis” under Christophe Rousset

August 1, 2020
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Is it any wonder? An opera that angered Louis XIV in 1677 brings enormous pleasure in 2020.

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Opera Review: Antonio Salieri’s “Tarare” — A Startling Opera of Social Commentary

December 5, 2019
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Tarare is simply one of the most important operas of the Classic era, precisely because it challenges so many aspects of Classic-era “normality.” You won’t believe your ears.

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Opera Review: Ready for a Very Different “Faust”? You Should Be!

December 3, 2019
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Even taking into consideration my several objections, this Faust is one of the most accomplished and intriguing opera releases of recent years.

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