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Artistic Director Jonathan Pell, Santa Fe Opera Part II

by Megan Meister

The interior of the Santa Fe Opera House just before a performance of Bizet’s THE PEARL FISHERS. Last night didn’t start off too well. I had met one of my artist manager colleagues for an early dinner before the opera (his client, Eric Cutler was the tenor in the performance of PEARL FISHERS we were […]

From the Desk of Artistic Director Jonathan Pell

by Megan Meister

I flew to Chicago early yesterday morning to arrive in time for a matinee of Lyric’s opening production of the season, Offenbach’s THE TALES OF HOFFMANN, which opened last week to wonderful reviews. One would never have guessed, but Matthew Polenzani was performing the title role for the first time in his career.  He was terrific, and […]