David Wagner

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Virginia Opera 2017-18 Review – La Fanciulla Del West: Baritone Mark Walters Leads Promising Cast in Triumphant Interpretation of Puccini Classic
A wise man of opera once said in my hearing, testifying to the enduring emotional impact of Puccini: “When I no longer cry at ‘Boheme,’ I quit.” The same should be said of “La Fanciulla del West,” from “Ch’ella mi creda” to the end - and so it is with Lillian Groag’s production that opened on Nov. 10 at the Virginia Opera in Norfolk, with performances to come through Dec.…