Lady M, an Online Fantasia on Verdi’s Macbeth, Heartbeat Opera’s creative and thought-provoking foray into the Zoom opera scene, left me feeling alternately pensive, hopeful and somewhat uneasy, in a good way.
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Heartbeat Opera has set Der Freischütz in a contemporary era, in a rural locale where gun culture reigns supreme and bullying is natural.
The story shows what may happen when corrupt individuals occupy positions of trust.
Heartbeat is, after all, a company that loves to tinker.
Cio-Cio and Carmen: what do you do with two tragic heroines who typify not just the sexist clichés, but also the soupy exotic fixations, of the Old-World West?
An astute double-feature exposes all the complexities of female suffering embedded within two canonical works.
Protean performer Dorothy Bishop takes her long-running Dozen Divas show online for one night only as a Metropolitan Zoom event Wednesday December 9 at 7:00 PM. Read more!