Leaner, meaner and tighter Leaner, meaner and tighter

Why did Ted Sperling and MasterVoices choose to perform an old warhorse like Carmen which has been produced almost continuously over decades just up the street at Lincoln Center?

on October 26, 2022 at 3:03 PM
Crazy business this Crazy business this

Despite a star-studded cast, last night’s Anyone Can Whistle at Carnegie Hall ultimately failed to take flight.

on March 11, 2022 at 5:32 PM
Myth me blind Myth me blind

“Spring has sprung,” announces MasterVoices’ director Ted Sperling with a smile at the beginning of Part III. And indeed, even the doomsayers among us (and I count myself one) can’t help but feel signs of cautious optimism, as the world we knew slowly but noticeably begins to re-emerge.

on April 23, 2021 at 4:07 PM
Learning to fly Learning to fly

Conceived by Adam Guettel as a song cycle that explores human relationships to the gods across the span of history into today, Myths and Hymns has been seen and heard in concert and staged settings, and some of the individual songs are often performed in cabaret.

on January 17, 2021 at 2:01 PM
All she has to do is dream All she has to do is dream

In the most hectic and sometimes marvelous year of theater I’ve had in memory, Lady in the Dark at MasterVoices this weekend thrilled me most.

on April 28, 2019 at 4:14 PM
Pretty little lyres Pretty little lyres

While one sympathized with Matthew Aucoin’s urge to add his voice to the Orpheus canon it was difficult to figure out how his work complemented Gluck’s.

on May 07, 2018 at 12:42 PM
Wooden soldiers Wooden soldiers

Babes in Toyland will feature Kelli O’Hara, Bill Irwin, Lauren Worsham, Christopher Fitzgerald, Drew Barrymore, Keanu Reeves, Noriyuki ‘Pat’ Morita.

on February 01, 2017 at 2:08 PM
Give my regards to Carthage Give my regards to Carthage

A semi-staging of Dido and Aeneas starring Broadway divas and frequent collaborators Kelli O’Hara and Victoria Clark seemed a screwy idea at best.

on April 29, 2016 at 1:05 PM