New Amsterdam Opera 2017-18 Review – La Favorita: Steven LaBrie & Catherine Martin Give Star-Studded Performances In Donizetti’s Rarely Performed Gem

For the past three years, the New Amsterdam Opera has been showcasing emerging opera stars and repertoire staples that are no longer performed as frequently in New York. The company has been consistent thus far in the quality of its performances and on June 2, 2018, it presented Donizetti’s “La Favorita” with two radiant leads that should be on the radar {…}

New Amsterdam Opera Announces ‘La Favorita’ Cast & Dedicates Performance To Dmitri Hvorostovsky

The New Amsterdam Opera has announced the cast of Donizetti’s “La Favorita.” The opera will star Catherine Martin as Leonora, Steven LaBrie as Alfonso XI, Peter Scott Drackley as Fernando, and Kevin Thompson as Baldassare. April Martin will sing Inez while Eamon Pereyra rounds out the cast as Don Gaspar. Artistic Director Keith Chambers will conduct the production which will mark the first {…}