A revival of this classic red-sauce double bill, starring Roberto Alagna, is part of a January all too dominated by Italian standards.
Posted in: Alagna, Roberto, Cavalleria Rusticana (Opera), Gagnidze, George, Luisotti, Nicola, McVicar, David, Metropolitan Opera, Opera, Pagliacci (Opera), Tosca (Opera)
The Met’s revival of Franco Alfano’s rarely heard opera was buoyed by powerful performances by Roberto Alagna and Jennifer Rowley.
Posted in: Alagna, Roberto, Alfano, Franco, Armiliato, Marco, Cyrano de Bergerac (Opera), Metropolitan Opera, Opera, Rowley, Jennifer, Zambello, Francesca
For Cyrano — a challenging role even without foam prosthetics on your face — the tenor Roberto Alagna said he tried hard to focus his sound.
Posted in: Alagna, Roberto, Carmen (Opera), Eyre, Richard, Garanca, Elina, Metropolitan Opera, Opera, Perez, Ailyn