WNO's 2015 production is an ideal opera for the uninitiated
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WNO’s Tosca delivers its heroine and famous arias with atmosphere and intimacy.
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Although people often call Donizetti’s rom-com The Elixir of Love a good opera for the uninitiated, director Stephen Lawless’s production requires a caveat: Remember that...
There is a special hell for serious music-lovers, and in one molten corner resides a certain kind of contemporary classical that puts more emphasis on...
The funny thing about the Washington National Opera's production of Verdi's The Force of Destiny is that it actually works. Despite an awkward first scene,...
In the words of Jean Genet, ''Anyone who hasn't experienced the ecstasy of betrayal knows nothing about ecstasy at all.'' And anyone who likes their...