MEMETERIA by Thomas May

Music & the Arts

Love and War: Partenope

Just to whet your appetite: a snippet from this deliciously sophisticated Handel comedy.

I’ll post my new essay on Handel’s Partenope as soon as San Francisco Opera publishes it. The production, which took the Olivier Award for Best Opera when it premiered at English National Opera, is directed by Christopher Alden, and I had a chance to spend time with him as he was rehearsing the SFO cast (a dream cast, I might add).

Filed under: directors, Handel, San Francisco Opera

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