Fox on fox Fox on fox

The Cunning Little Vixen, Leos Janacek’s late-career opera—a wonderous work with an almost miraculous sense of charm and poignance—has found significant success in conservatories.

on May 10, 2024 at 10:00 AM
All out of love All out of love

The success of Porgy and Bess at the Met forced bass-baritone Eric Owens, the newly installed director of vocal studies at the Curtis Institute, to cancel a long-planned afternoon recital at the school on February 16.

on February 17, 2020 at 12:18 PM
Maid love Maid love

The Berta (mezzo-soprano Emily Damasco) runs away with the show.

on November 25, 2019 at 8:30 AM
Riding on empty Riding on empty

Two atmospheric but bleak works provide a musical illustration of the notion that misery loves company. 

on May 06, 2019 at 5:24 PM
Razors, edge Razors, edge

Curtis Opera ventured Sweeney Todd.

on November 16, 2018 at 10:44 AM
Trouble in paradise Trouble in paradise

Although Leonard Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti is always categorized as an opera, the piece certainly has one foot planted firmly in his jazzy musical-theater style.

on October 08, 2018 at 2:14 PM
Back to the beach Back to the beach

Were La Rondine an IQ test, I’d be in trouble.

on May 07, 2017 at 9:00 AM