Transcendence Transcendence

“Suite à la mort de Gerard qui n’avait pas pu assister à la première, conserver cette fin m’est devenu impossible.”

on March 12, 2014 at 8:39 AM
Gerard Mortier 1943-2014 Gerard Mortier 1943-2014

Impresario Gerard Mortier died earlier today of pancreatic cancer. He was 70.

on March 09, 2014 at 5:00 AM
When owls attack When owls attack

Philip Glass’s 25th opera The Perfect American was originally commissioned for New York City Opera during the aborted regime of Gerard Mortier.

on January 06, 2014 at 11:41 AM

What better way to celebrate le 14 juilliet than with a provocative piece on opera by and about two of La Cieca’s favorite revolutionaries, Zachary Woolfe and Gerard Mortier (respectively), followed by cries of “Liberté, égalité [and especially] fraternité!” from that madcap maven of musical mirth, Maestro Wenarto (after the jump.)

on July 14, 2011 at 12:04 PM