Category: School

IU Opera brings a steampunk aesthetic to ‘L’Etoile’ production

By Jenny Porter Tilley Oct 8, 2017 If illogical world leaders wore their true colors on the outside, they might be … Continue reading

IU Opera Theatre presents Puccini classic

By Peter Jacobi H-T Columnist When the curtain rises in the Musical Arts Center on Friday evening for what will … Continue reading

Saying Yes : The Art of Assessing and Accepting a Role in College and Beyond by Peter Thoresen – featuring Kevin Murphy

by Peter Thoresen | www.peterthoresen.com Young singers face a multitude of decisions as they embark on an educational career at a university … Continue reading

This ‘Oklahoma!’ a good show, a classic musical proudly performed

Posted: Monday, April 11, 2016 12:00 am By Peter Jacobi H-T Reviewer | pjacobi@heraldt.com | It’s “Oklahoma!” with an exclamation … Continue reading

Where have all the good tenors gone, and where are all the basses?

Mar 15th 2016, 10:35 BY E.B. WHEN the new students arrive at Sweden’s two opera conservatories this autumn, they’ll share … Continue reading

Opera review: ‘Cosi fan tutte’ IU’s ‘Cosi’ filled with action, humor and gorgeous music

By Peter Jacobi H-T Reviewer The stage is eye candy, a comfortable-to-look-at seaside resort or perhaps residence that, if you … Continue reading

Jacobs’ production of ‘Die Fledermaus’ to open Friday

By Brooke McAfee An ornate hotel lobby occupied the stage of the Musical Arts Center Thursday evening. Characters, entered and … Continue reading

OPERA REVIEW: ‘DiE FLEDERMAUS’

The whole of this ‘Fledermaus’ makes for a fun evening By Peter Jacobi   A special, unexpected, and most appropriate … Continue reading

IU Opera changes the mood with ‘Die Fledermaus’

By Peter Jacobi   In terms of story content, themes, musical style and purpose, for an opera company to switch … Continue reading

OPERA REVIEW: Opera and production of ‘Dead Man Walking’ deserve high praise

By Peter Jacobi   Prepare to be stunned. The work itself is powerful. The production matches. Composer Jake Heggie’s opera, … Continue reading