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Alessandro Talevi: Double Bill Director

BY ERIN OSOVETS BACK FOR HIS FIFTH PRODUCTION AT CENTRAL CITY OPERA, Alessandro Talevi brings his distinct visual style to the double bill of The Blessed Damozel and Litanies to the Black Virgin. The Johannesburg native has had an eventful year since directing The Magic Flute at Central City Opera last summer, keeping audiences from […]

“IL TROVATORE” A TRIUMPH AT CENTRAL CITY OPERA

Review by Kelly Dean Hansen, Ph.D, Freelance Classical Music Writer Music Director John Baril has seen his share of milestones in the pit at Central City Opera, but this summer’s “Il trovatore”—which just played its second performance and runs through August 3—represents a new height for him and the company.  Giuseppe Verdi’s popular but often […]