Archive for 'Opera'

American Masterpieces: Porgy and Bess at State Theatre.

American Masterpieces: Porgy and Bess at State Theatre.

March 29, 2010—Happy birthday, Porgy and Bess! 2010 marks the 75th anniversary of this landmark work and there are plenty of opportunities to catch it this year. And so you should! [...]

NJ State Opera’s Verdi Requiem

NJ State Opera’s Verdi Requiem

September 18, 2009—“I don’t really know anything about this piece,” Jonathan said, before we entered the Great Auditorium. “Just wait,” I replied. “If nothing else, I guarantee that you’ve heard the [...]

Opera's Appeal

Opera's Appeal

September 10, 2009—It’s funny. When I tell people I work in opera, or that I’m going to an opera performance, they do a double take and say, “Wait, sorry…did you just [...]

Opera Director John Hoomes

Opera Director John Hoomes

July 13, 2009—John Hoomes travels throughout the world directing opera. He has staged more than 75 productions. Producer Eric Schultz chatted with the veteran director in Princeton after the dress rehearsal [...]