Dual review: Cavalli’s ‘La Calisto’ gets local premiere with POP

Review by Coril Prochnow: As a revival of Cavalli’s La Calisto is being seen in Europe and the United States, Pacific Opera Project launched their own version of the complex and bawdy comedy in Highland Park during the merry month of May, executing what is quite possibly a premiere of the work in Southern California. The entertainment started as soon … Read more

Tenor to the rescue for IOC’s ‘Tales of Hoffman’

Being an impresario for a local opera company can sometimes make for a more exciting life than those of the characters being portrayed onstage… In a recent production of The Tales of Hoffman by the Independent Opera Company, it was discovered at a late date that Hoffman himself would be unavailable for the last scheduled … Read more

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