Comparative Hoffmann

Hello Everyone, I had been talking with Nina last week, and we decided that it would be interesting to offer a post exploring some of the problems encountered in double-casting operas.  To that end, I recorded the first run-through of both casts for our Tales of Hoffmann.  Click on the player icon to listen to […]

Stale coffee, heavy books, beautiful music, ghoulish looks.

Courtisans, dwarves, gun-fights, telekenetic powers, mechanical girls, evil laughter, spilled libations, and one very stressed bartender. That was just Tuesday afternoon.   I no longer believe in sunlight: I don’t believe that anyone else on the cast does either. We have seemingly left the black-box theater in the Cohn building only for coffee, beer, or […]