Tales of the unexpected Tales of the unexpected

In the Academy of Vocal Arts’s (AVA) clever pairing of two Puccini works, there was every reason to expect the fix was in.

on November 09, 2018 at 10:56 AM
Another nun bites the dust Another nun bites the dust

A leap forward of more than a century to present the Francis Poulenc opera Dialogues des Carmélites sounded ominous.

on July 30, 2015 at 1:10 PM
A habit with me A habit with me

Lyric Opera of Chicago’s general director Anthony Freud announced today that two internationally acclaimed opera singers, American sopranos Christine Brewer and Elizabeth Futral, have been cast for the new production and company premiere of The Sound of Music, to be presented next spring.

on July 29, 2013 at 2:48 PM