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Kings and Queens of Cooperstown: “Camelot” & “King for a Day” at Glimmerglass in Review

Since 1975, the Glimmerglass Festival in Cooperstown (Known for its baseball as well as its opera.) has been presenting operas during the summer months in the gorgeous pastoral setting of rural New York. Since 1987, they have presented operas in the Alice Busch Opera Theater, an intimate, 914 seat venue with retractable walls, which blends […]

Audra McDonald at Caramoor in Review

On this blog, most of my reviews of performances from Caramoor have been reviews of their semi-staged opera performances like Ciro in Babilonia, I Capuleti e i Montecchi, and Les vepres Siciliennes. However, on Saturday night, Audra McDonald come to Caramoor as a stop on her tour. While she has tons of accolades to her […]