Tag Archives: Robert Brill

From the Desk of Artistic Director Jonathan Pell – Minneapolis

by Megan Meister

Doubt, Father Flynn (Matthew Worth) must defend his name after a suspicious Sister Aloysius (Christine Brewer) accuses him of sexually abusing an altar boy. (Minnesota Opera) Welcome to balmy Minneapolis/Saint Paul where the high today was -1 and the low tonight will be 18 degrees below zero! Why did I fly up here? To attend […]

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 […]

A Whale of a Replacement

by Suzanne Calvin

Sometimes you luck out. Although no one was happy to see Dallas native Michael Yeargan withdraw from the production team for the world premiere of Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer’s MOBY-DICK (for personal reasons), we were exceptionally pleased to learn that a terrific talent was stepping into the breach: two-time Tony Award nominee Robert Brill.  Most recently, Brill […]