New York City Opera 2017-18 Review – Brokeback Mountain: Glenn Seven Allen & Daniel Okulitch Deliver Emotional Performances In Solid, If Not Always, Satisfying, Opera Experience

This review is for the performance on June 3, 2018.  It’s quite often that operas, great and otherwise, have been adapted from, what we’d call today, other media. Whether plays or novels, it was standard practice for composers such as Verdi, Puccini and even Wagner to repurpose story and characters for the operatic stage. And there are so many impressive {…}

From West To East & Back – Bass Christopher Job on His Historic Roots in LA, Singing At the Met Opera

Christopher Job has seen it all. The bass-baritone has worked with many of the world’s greatest artists, all while building up a unique career singing smaller roles at the Metropolitan Opera while performing bigger ones with other companies. The California native recently had an opportunity to perform with the LA Philharmonic on its 100th-anniversary concert. It was a major homecoming {…}