Kevin Ng

Polish rider Polish rider

“The mystery of her voice gripped my soul,” Sharpless tells Pinkerton at the beginning of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly. One could say the same thing of Aleksandra Kurzak’s remarkable portrayal of the title role, the main reason to catch the Met’s latest revival.

on January 16, 2024 at 9:00 AM
Early onset dementia Early onset dementia

Nothing says “diva” like an insane recital program.

on January 10, 2024 at 9:00 AM
Nun of a kind Nun of a kind

“None of that sentimental crap, okay?”

on September 28, 2023 at 12:00 PM
A winner and new ‘Champion’ A winner and new ‘Champion’

To paraphrase Terence Blanchard’s Champion, what makes an opera an opera?

on April 11, 2023 at 3:22 PM
A dazzling range of colors A dazzling range of colors

I wish more sopranos programmed recitals like Fatma Said does.

on April 05, 2023 at 1:00 PM
Pragmatism and ideology Pragmatism and ideology

It doesn’t get more classic than John Dexter‘s Dialogues des Carmélites.

on January 17, 2023 at 9:50 AM
Romantic hero Romantic hero

The main reason to see this revival is Benjamin Bernheim’s Duca.

on November 12, 2022 at 8:31 AM