Redlands Opera Theatre offers two treats for Halloween

Redlands Opera Theatre brought a wonderfully spooky production to the stage on October 25 and 26. The program included unusual fare for their audience, double-billing a one-man play about Edgar Allen Poe, entitled Lord Help My Poor Soul, alongside Gian Carlo Menotti’s two-act opera, The Medium. Artistic director Tiana Dye and music director Christa Stevens … Read more

CCMN: L’amour, ghosts and a thousand years

Vocal focus from CCMN* SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA VOCAL EVENTS Lauri D. Goldenhersh’s Weekly Highlights As most teenage girls will tell you, there’s nothing more wonderful than falling in love.  The world of Broadway strives every day to harness that wave of beautiful chaos, and this Friday, soprano ARIEL PISTURINO and tenor JAY JOHNSON serve up a … Read more

Review: ‘Fall of the House of Usher’ at Long Beach Opera

Although his popularity has never truly waned, we seem to be in another resurgence of interest in the works of Edgar Allan Poe:  there’s the John Cusack film, The Raven, last year; the popularity of the Poe action figure (complete with Raven) in hipster stores several years ago; and the newly launched Kevin Bacon vehicle … Read more

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