October 6, 2016 • 8:48 am
In addition to Bright Sheng’s Dream of the Red Chamber, I reviewed September’s other two productions at San Francisco Opera: a winning Don Pasquale (in which Larry Brownlee made his company debut) and a weak Andrea Chénier. The review is online at Musical America (subscription required):
SAN FRANCISCO—Was it merely coincidence or a cleverly tucked-away reference by way of programming? Regardless, San Francisco Opera opened its new season with a trio of operas in rotation … »Read
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Lawrence Brownlee; photo (c) Johnny Andrews/The Seattle Times
My profile of Lawrence Brownlee is out in today’s Seattle Times. The world-class tenor is back in town to star in Rossini’s Count Ory at Seattle Opera:
He’s in demand around the globe, a favorite of music lovers at the most prestigious venues for classical music.
But Lawrence Brownlee reserves a special fondness for Seattle.
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