Tag Archive | Festival

An Interview with Lawrence Edelson, Founder and Producing Artistic Director of the American Lyric Theater

Nobody can turn away from the fact that the economy is difficult and money is tight. In a society that doesn’t value the arts the way it used to, performing arts companies, opera companies, in particular, have suffered. However, under the skillful leadership of Lawrence Edelson, the American Lyric Theater located in New York City […]

Ciro in Babilonia: Conquering Babylon at Caramoor

On the evening of Saturday, July 7th, Caramoor, the world famous outdoor summer music festival presented the American Premiere of the unknown Rossini opera, Ciro in Babilonia. The performance was a (classical music journalism) star studded event with press from multiple opera publications there. For a journalist like me, it was a dream come true! […]

Voices in My Head: Opera Manhattan Festival in Review

Opera Manhattan is in the midst of presenting its third annual Opera Festival. After going to see the triple bill of operas, La Voix Humaine, Suor Angelica, and The Medium-three operas in which the main characters are touched by a voice- presented at the Historic Theater St. Clements, you will be craving to hear more […]