For those of you who missed the live webcast of Rossini’s Otello last weekend (and for those of you who want to see it again), the entire LoftOpera presentation is now viewable on YouTube, complete with an oddly familiar-looking bald dome situated in the lower left hand corner of the screen. Read more »
Despite a few hiccups, LoftOpera’s Saturday night performance of Rossini’s Otello successfully appealed to the essential kinetic energy of the operatic art form, an aspect that has lain dormant in productions elsewhere in the city this year. Read more »
Yet more webcasting! Tonight at 8:00 PM ET, The New School telecasts LoftOpera’s production of Rossini’s Otello, live from Bushwick!
How often do you hear Macbeth with four really good singers in its four big roles?
“We want to figure out how to create a nationwide change in how people think opera can be done. \“
La Cieca though you might be amused, or at least bemused, by a few published reactions to LoftOpera.
LoftOpera offered an unusually satisfying, immensely entertaining production of Rossini’s scintillating portrait of an inveterate seducer.
After two previous productions of Tosca in New York City this season (the Met’s revival of the controversial Luc Bondy version and NYCO Renaissance’s depressingly retrograde take), New Yorkers finally got a pleasing, if rough-edged, performance of the Puccini classic from LoftOpera.