Omar Omar

Jamez McCorkle, Cierra Byrd, Daniel Okulitch, Brianna J. Robinson, and
Neal Ferreira
in a broadcast of Rhiannon Giddens’s and Michael Abels’s Pulitzer Prize-winning opera from Boston last spring

on February 18, 2024 at 12:00 PM
Ashes to ashes Ashes to ashes

Gioachino Rossini’s adorable adaptation of Cinderella famously dispenses with a slipper in favor of a bracelet to lead the Principe Ramiro back to his Cenerentola. If only this performance had benefitted from such a glittering guiding hand.

on November 13, 2023 at 9:00 AM
Float like a butterfly Float like a butterfly

Phil Chan described his point of departure for reimagining Orientalist works as the question, “what else could this be?”

on September 21, 2023 at 10:00 AM
Open concept Open concept

In Boston Lyric Opera’s production of Bartók’s Bluebeard’s Castle, which closed on Sunday after a nearly sold-out run—there are no doors.

on March 29, 2023 at 10:38 AM
If they could turn back time If they could turn back time

Yuval Sharon at Boston Lyric Opera has brilliantly found an interpretative middle ground for La bohème by presenting the acts in reverse order.

on October 04, 2022 at 1:59 PM
Call her madame Call her madame

“Singers slated for next season include… Jane Eaglen (Mother Goose in The Rake’s Progress).”

on March 23, 2016 at 5:15 PM