NEWS

11.30.2017

"Bass-baritone Richard Ollarsaba is fantastic as Figaro, servant to the pompous aristocrat Count Almaviva. . . Ollarsaba, who was a swaggering Escamillo in “Carmen” two years ago, has no patience with Almaviva and makes that robustly clear through every scene, especial...

11.18.2017

(Phoenix, Tucson, Arizona) Arizona Opera's electrifying premiere of the new American opera Riders of the Purple Sage will be released for broadcast nationally on November 25, 2017. As part of the American Opera Series, the broadcast will be heard in more than 370 marke...

11.18.2017

"Channeling her experience at Teatro Colón in 2012 and employing her smoothest porteña accent,Velasco brought an entrancing, vulnerable Maria to the often hardened role. Through swift vocal transitions and visibly raw emotion, it was tempting to overlook the seductive...

11.14.2017

“León’s intensely expressive Edgardo earned the loudest applause at curtain call. Though Edgardo was positioned as a star-crossed victim of Enrico's merciless power grab, ultimately committing suicide in the opera's final scene, his furious breakup with Lucia after she...

11.13.2017

"Baritone Levi Hernandez as the painter Marcello delivers the role with the right amount of forceful comedy and mild cynicism. Marcello is a pivotal, but often thankless role (he has no aria), yet the character is the glue that holds the entire group together. He and C...

11.13.2017

"Audrey Babcock was on the same level as Magda’s nemesis, the Secretary–the consul gatekeeper whose mindless subservience to rules, forms and appointments keeps the desperate emigrants waiting forever for their visas. With crystal-clear diction and an ample mezzo voice...

11.13.2017

"The role of Georgio Germont was ably portrayed by Sarasota Opera veteran Marc Nisticò, who is always an audience favorite. His voice. . . was perfect for the role of Alfredo’s father, and his subtle transition from antagonism to sympathy when he convinced Violetta to...

11.11.2017

"as Alma, mezzo-soprano Amanda Crider sang for almost the entire 90-minute duration of the work. Crider colored her tones, projected excellent diction and maintained an interesting timbre while introducing the Los Angeles audience to Makan's fascinating music. She prov...

11.09.2017

"Among the supporting cast, Corey Crider — last seen as a deliciously murderous barber in Madison Opera’s 2015 “Sweeney Todd” — acquits himself well on the iconic “Toreador” number, and wisely doesn't let the bullfighter's arrogance outshine his charisma." -The Cap Tim...

11.09.2017

"The Louisville Orchestra led by Joseph Mechavich deftly commands the score and builds on the story’s emotion and tension." -WFPL.org

Read full review.

"Karen Slack returns to the role of Sister Rose with aplomb, her assurance with the musical stylings of this role evide...

Please reload

Please reload

© 2016 Copyright 2009, ADA Artist Management & Representation 

251 West 30th Street Suite 502, New York, NY 10001