Tag Archive | Mozart

Summer School: “Così fan tutte” at the Mostly Mozart Festival

Summer School: “Così fan tutte” at the Mostly Mozart Festival

This was Così, straightforward and unaltered. While it would have been great to see Christophe Honoré’s provocative production, what arrived at Lincoln Center was a musical presentation of the highest quality.

Separated by a Sea: “Die Entfürung aus dem Serail” and a New Production of “Elektra” at the Met

Separated by a Sea: “Die Entfürung aus dem Serail” and a New Production of “Elektra” at the Met

They may make a mismatched pair, but both Die Entfürung aus dem Serail and Elektra (especially Elektra) are being executed with great care at the Met.

“OperaRox Presents” Announces Launch and Performance Dates

April 6, 2015- New York- OperaRox Presents, a new startup opera company headed by Kimberly Feltkamp and Jaimie Appleton, announces its launch and dates for an inaugural production of Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro” on at the National Opera Center August Aug. 21 (7pm) & Aug. 23 (2pm), 2015. Kimberly Feltkamp and Jaimie Appleton, two […]


First, HAPPY OPERA WEEK! I hope you all had a great week… I’m not gonna lie, but it’s been terrible here in New York. NYSEG, our imcompetent electricity company pushed our restoration time back from today until Tuesday, so that sucks… I’m so upset and this is just so miserable. That being said, yesterday I […]

Seven Day Opera Challenge: I am Papageno, Bob, And Hoffmann

Sorry for my prolonged weekend absence, but nonetheless, the Seven Day Opera Challenge has been going strong. On Friday, I was suggested Papageno from The Magic Flute! Here are my Papageno activities: I whistled like a bird the whole day. Listened astutely for the bells. Kept quite for a portion of the day. Other stuff […]

How to Get The Most Art Out of Mozart

Hello. (Clever title don’t you think?) This evening, I will be reviewing the Barber of Seville, after many promises. I’m finally not busy! And, Rodion Pogossov will be singing Figaro. Even thought we love Mattei, we will have to manage. But anyway, I wanted to start this afternoon with a post that wasn’t totally live […]

What Stinks About Being Young….

You want to know what stinks about being young? You have to go to bed. Early. Because of this apparent fact, I will only be reviewing up to now in the opera. I’m sorry. So let’s get started. To start, I love the direction. Interestingly enough, though, I’m not there. I’m sure others can hear […]

Don Giovanni

It’s that time of opera again. Where fans like up huddle next to radios, and eagerly anticipate a new production of the Mozartian calssic, Don Giovanni. Unfortunately, tonight’s Giovanni will not be with star baritone Mariusz Kweichien (I don’t think I spelled that right…) as previously planned. It will be sung by the formidable Figaro […]