Maestro John DeMain and soprano Lisa Daltirus. (Photo by James Gill)If you check out 77 Square today, you'll see a big spread on Opera in the Park in the "Seen" column. Rob Thomas writes, "...thousands gathered on the park hill to enjoy a free evening of terrific music." Nice pictures accompany the piece, though none of any singers!
Shifting gears for a moment, remember that little opera we did back in May? Well, the last review has finally come in for Faust. Opera News, the leading US opera magazine, has published their review of the Madison Opera production and the word is good. Or I should say, the words are good: "intelligent... stirring... excellent... terrific... rewarding." Wow! We're collectively blushing, but of course more than a little proud.