When the performance ended and I sat there, silent, reveling with the rest of the audience in the goose bumps that inevitably occur after such an experience, I knew, in my bones, that no movie, however good, could be as good as this.
Lost in the Stars
The Glimmerglass Opera staging was outstanding in all aspects of production: the singing was commanding, costumes were lavish, the scenery was sumptuously displayed and changed smoothly from scene to scene with appropriate lighting.
The death of Abbey Lincoln on Saturday August 14, just a week after her 80th birthday, rewound my audio memory to 1959. By Steve Elman I didn’t have to re-listen to “Lost in the Stars,” from her Riverside album Abbey is Blue. I can replay that performance any time I wish, just by thinking about […]