'Les Vêpres Siciliennes' allowed Mr Py to present a vast canvas of oppression and resistance.With the addition of several great vocal performances and the taut musical direction of Enrique Mazzola, the production turned Verdi’s most conspicuous attempt to adapt his style to Parisian tastes into an engaging spectacle
El 18 de enero se dió a conocer el fallo de los International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) en su edición de 2022.Entre los premiados figuran: Adam Fischer, Martin Fröst, Gennaro Cardaropoli, Julian Kainrath, Sebastian Androne, Francisco Coll y un total de 17 grabaciones de vídeo y audio.
Given director Stefan Herheim’s previous successes in realising the most conspicuously magical episodes of Rheingold and delineating the subtle character drama of Walküre, one had high hopes that he might even be able to pull off the impossible task of creating a Siegfried that didn’t drag in its opening acts.
The first two instalments of Stefan Herheim’s new Ring cycle for the Deutsche Oper – Das Rheingold and Die Walküre – were ingenious pieces of theatrical invention, delightful as standalone works of drama, yet brimming with images and ideas that seemed to pull its central concept in any number of directions at once.
One emerged from the auditorium slightly battered, and with a bad taste in the mouth;which, one suspects, was Mr Kosky’s goal.If parts of the staging leaned in the direction of excess, much of the music was notable for its restraint.
El compositor norteamericano Carlisle Floyd (1926-2021) falleció el pasado 30 de septiembre en Florida, donde residía.Su ópera 'Susannah' es una de las óperas norteamericanas más populares, junto a 'Porgy and Bess'.
For its first run of live performances, the production benefitted from both the buzz of a real audience and a generally superior cast to that of the première.Vincent Huguet’s staging, however, remained aggressively bland and perplexingly uninspired, a triumph of sets and costumes over ideas and characters.
Los afroamericanos, los antillanos franceses y los africanos occidentales franceses escribieron, bailaron, cantaron y actuaron políticamente en respuesta a la mayor visibilidad de la diferencia racial en París durante esta época.