Monthly Archives: February 2014

Jacobs to premiere H.M.S. Pinafore

By Alison Graham  White and navy-clad sailors mopped the deck of a large wooden ship, singing and dancing in tune … Continue reading

Sneak peak at world premiere opera at IU

By Rita Kohn   The Tale of Lady Thi Kinh is an engrossing new opera based on an ancient Vietnamese … Continue reading

L.A. Times Critic’s Pick includes ‘The Tale of Lady Thi Kinh’

Critic’s Pick: ‘Brokeback Mountain’ and ‘The Tale of Lady Thi Kinh’ By Mark Swed   Charles Wuorinen’s “Brokeback Mountain,” which … Continue reading


This production deserves a bravo! By Peter Jacobi   One might say there was a lot of love exuded in … Continue reading

The Tale of Lady Thi Kinh premieres at IU

Birth, enlightenment, nirvana By Amanda Arnold   The orchestra laced together a soft melody that reverberated up to the stage, … Continue reading

Opera based on Vietnamese tale ready for debut

By Peter Jacobi   In 2006, it was “Our Town,” Ned Rorem’s musical setting of the Thornton Wilder theater classic. … Continue reading