Daily Archives: December 7, 2011

From the Desk of Artistic Director Jonathan Pell

by Megan Meister

New York Auditions Day 2 & Faust Yesterday’s auditions were slow to get started, and it wasn’t until two hours into them that I heard a singer that I liked, and another hour after that before I heard a singer that I loved. Later in the day there were four or five interesting singers, but […]

On the General Director’s CD Player

by Megan Meister

One way and another, I seem to spend quite a lot of time in my car, and I make a special point of bringing along interesting CDs to listen to.   Most recently, I have been enjoying Naxos Records’ recording of Karol Szymanowski’s opera King Roger.  Having made its premiere in 1926, King Roger is an […]