With Updates, Opera Rolls the Dice: Sin City Would Have Been a Fine Setting for Rigoletto, if Rigoletto Had Showed Up
Before the season started, chatter among opera gossips would inevitably turn to the prediction of the biggest upcoming fiasco at the Metropolitan Opera.
Would it be Bartlett Sher’s opening-night production of Donizetti’s Elisir d’Amore? No, that would likely be dully inoffensive. Ditto David McVicar’s New Year’s Eve take on another Donizetti, Maria Stuarda. Read More