Posts Tagged 'opera'

Review: ‘Baby Doe’ remains relevant through Chautauqua Opera’s remarkable staging

Review: ‘Baby Doe’ remains relevant through Chautauqua Opera’s remarkable staging

If Douglas Moore is no longer a name to inspire even a flicker of recognition, then his signature work, The Ballad of Baby Doe, still has a place in the collective consciousness of opera buffs. After all, no less a soprano than Beverly Sills turned the piece into a star vehicle two years after its 1956 premiere, and no less a label than Deutsche Grammophon made a recording — back when making a recording meant something.

Artsongs combines worlds, Old and New

Artsongs combines worlds, Old and New

At 4:15 p.m. today at the Hall of Christ, three Young Artists will be honoring this amalgam with a melting pot of art songs. From the Czech countryside to the streets of Manhattan, the artists will span a worldwide breadth of music, from the Old World to the New.