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Jonathan Pell, Summer of Opera, Part 23

by Megan Meister

Last night was the second Apprentice Concert, and if last week’s opera scenes were slightly disappointing, last evening more than made up for it. The performance got off to a roaring start with a clever staging by Kathleen Clawson from Jonathan Dove’s opera FLIGHT, featuring a dazzling performance by countertenor¬† John Holiday,who was this year’s […]

Jonathan Pell, Summer of Opera, Part 17

by Megan Meister

I have been coming to the Santa Fe Opera for nearly forty years, and there is a good reason that they call New Mexico “the land of enchantment.”¬† It is a magical place,¬† and even on those rare occasions when the performances are a little disappointing, the setting is always extraordinary. From the very beginning […]