Opera in Live Performance: Thoughts and Assessments at the End of 2012, Part Two

  Note from William: In Part One in my “end of 2012” comments [see Opera in Live Performance: Thoughts and Assessments at the End of 2012, Part One], I raised the issue of how poorly documented many past productions of opera are, so many lacking meaningful descriptions of the staging or even photographs of sets and costumes. … Read more

Opera in Live Performance: Thoughts and Assessments at the End of 2012, Part One

Note from William: This happens to be the 500th post since this website was created in November, 2005, all of which are still accessible. Although that total includes contributions from my colleagues Thomas Rubbert and Arthur Bloomfield, with two or three other posts contributed by others, that figure includes 278 of my performance reviews – not … Read more