Donate Now to Support KDHX

Listen Live

Winter Opera is closing its seventh season with a very strong production of Gaetano Donizetti's "Lucia di Lammermoor."

Published in Theater Reviews
Monday, 11 November 2013 13:20

'Faust' sounded heavenly at Winter Opera

Long regarded by many as one of the highlights of the French grand opera tradition, Gounod's "Faust"—a beautifully sung production of which opened Winter Opera’s season—actually started life in 1859 as an opéra comique with spoken dialog instead of recitatives and without large ballet sequences. It was only the addition of the former in 1860 and the latter in 1875 that elevated Faust to the position of eminence it held in opera houses for over a century.

Published in Theater Reviews

Sponsor Message

Become a Sponsor

Local Artist Spotlight