Tag Archives: Rolando Villazon
La Traviata

La Traviata: Opera as an Acid Dream

Opera in previous years made an effort to attract new audiences by modernizing its productions. It was a hit-or-miss thing since the purist crowd would still prefer seeing their favorite opera productions in period costumes and settings. But what if some folks went the Euro look? Some folks at the Opera Talk Facebook Group went […]

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Les Contes d'Hoffmann

Les Contes d’Hoffmann: When A Writer Falls In Love

I remember promising to write a review about the French opera Les Contes d’Hoffmann (Tales of Hoffman) in a previous article although I saw myself writing a review of another version of this classic French opera by Jacques Offenbach – a tale about how a writer’s creativity is motivated more by his passions. It spurns […]

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