Another Hun bites the dust Another Hun bites the dust

Verdi’s Attila is hardly a rarity in Italy the way it is in the United States.

on October 08, 2018 at 12:46 PM

“I must say choosing from among these finalists is almost impossible, as there are bits and pieces from each one I like and admire the thought process and the experience each one highlights for us. For me they are all intelligent and quite wonderful— skewed perhaps by their times and what is and is not…

on January 04, 2011 at 7:01 PM

Congratulations to parterre fave Andrew Richards, who was featured in the staging named Best Opera Production of 2009-2010 in Opernwelt magazine: Verdi’s Macbeth, directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski at La Monnaie in Brussels.

on October 03, 2010 at 12:01 PM

New York-centric as she is, La Cieca cannot help but sulk when she hears that the Met is in line for Nicholas Hynter‘s “rather limited” staging of Don Carlo that opened last night at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. 

on June 07, 2008 at 12:53 PM

It took 60 guesses and a hint or two, but one of the cher public did indeed guess the opera depicted in the previous Regiequiz. Congratulations to mafketis, who somehow managed to see Il trovatore lurking behind the Hercule Poirot drag.  The production of the Verdi warhorse was directed by Philipp Kochheim for the Staatstheater…

on June 05, 2008 at 12:37 PM