Category: Faculty

Busking for opera

Alice Barbe and Jonathan Rickert love opera, and they want other people to have the chance to also. They love … 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

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: 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

OPERA REVIEW – Dead Man Walking: The Face Of Love

By George Walker   Dead Man Walking at IU Opera Theater is a potent intellectual and emotional experience.  It’s based … Continue reading

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

OPERA REVIEW: ‘TALE OF LADY THI KINH’

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