An Invaluable Experience
'Ariadne auf Naxos' in New York,
appreciated by GREGORY MOOMJY
Today's general public labors under the unfortunate misconception that in order to enjoy opera, one needs to be educated and at ease with mobility in social circles largely consisting of decrepit old rich people. This misperception of opera as solely the domain of high-brow enlightened entertainment is in fact one that has been debated for centuries within the realm of opera itself. The question of high-brow versus low-brow entertainment goes back at least to the creation of Italian opera buffa, which dates from the Enlightenment...
Copyright © 15 August 2011
New York City, USA