Monday, February 04, 2013

The week in NY opera (February 4-10)

Pardon this week's delay. As I said last time, I'm on opera hiatus for a few weeks (yes, yes, Parsifal soon).

Metropolitan Opera
Rigoletto (M/F), Comte Ory (T), Elisir (W/SM), Carmen (S)
Comte Ory closes tomorrow, so it's your last chance to catch Pretty Yende this season. Saturday's Carmen brings the debuts of Ekaterina Scherbachenko (Micaela) and Nikolai Schukoff (Don Jose), along with Teddy Tahu Rhodes as Escamillo and Michele Mariotti on the two-shows-at-once schedule.

Carnegie Hall
Susanna Phillips recital (F)
The American soprano (last seen as Donna Anna) essays German, French, Spanish, and English songs in one event in Carnegie's smallest space.

1 comment:

  1. If you haven't already, you should listen to Phillips' performance at Verbier in 2012.
    She sang the best Countess I have ever heard.


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