Odyssey Opera revels in the glittering wit and touching moments of this full-length chamber opera by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, better known for his Hollywood film scores and some wonderful guitar pieces.
Arnold Rosner’s writing in each act is strongly contrapuntal, metrically unpredictable, and idiomatically scored. The music is marked by constantly shifting colors, a strong sense of rhythm, and a healthy dose of lyricism.
I’ve compiled a list of twelve concerts (or concert series) that I think will stand among the future season’s highlights.
There’s so much going on in the area that’s good that it’s a challenge to go wrong.
A line-up of concerts, performances, and recordings that, as 2017 draws to its close, I can’t, for one reason or many, shake from my memory.
Saturday’s performance ranked among Odyssey Opera’s finest and most artistically satisfying undertakings.
Some institutions’ offerings aren’t as challenging as they could be, but there’s a healthy balance between the familiar and new.
Odyssey Opera’s first commercially-released album is a fun showcase; BMOP delivers an excellent performance of Four Saints in Three Acts.
Picks for the top live classical performances of 2016. Feel free to agree, disagree, add to them, come up with your own list, etc.
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