Metropolitan Opera Review 2016-17 – L’Amour de Loin: Singers Provide Light Despite a Strange Dark Moment in Saariaho’s Masterpiece

This article relates to the performance of “L’Amour de Loin” at the Metropolitan Opera on Dec. 14, 2016. There was a light show on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House on Wednesday evening in the company’s performance of Kaija Saariaho’s “L’Amour De Loin,” though a sudden moment of darkness threatened to be the most impactful moment of the entire {…}

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD Preview 2016-17- Saariaho’s ‘L’Amour De Loin’ To Be Introduced Globally

Audiences worldwide will get a chance to witness Kaija Saariaho’s “L’Amour de Loin” on Saturday as part of the Metropolitan Opera’s hugely popular Live in HD series. The performance is the third in this season’s series. The famed company kicked off its series with Wagner’s “Tristan und Isolde” and followed it up with Mozart’s “Don Giovanni.” “L’Amour de Loin” is {…}