Monthly Archives: September 2009

Hard Times for Singers, Too

by Suzanne Calvin

Perhaps “From the Bottom of My Bank Account” would have been more apt. We’re living through some strange days. Just look at this rather sad face, the face of an opera singer on the brink of foreclosure.  It’s a fairly common look in certain parts of the country these days, places like CALIFORNIA, where Emmanuel […]

The Replacement

by Suzanne Calvin

(Photo by David Sims, courtesy of W magazine) At the risk of being accused of attempting to turn lemons into lemonade, I’m genuinely excited at the prospect of French Canadian soprano Alexandra Deshorties stepping in for the ailing German soprano Annette Dasch to sing the role of Desdemona in our season opener: OTELLO.  It has […]