Within a year, 1724-1725, Handel wrote three great operas, Rodelinda, Giulio Cesare and Tamerlano
"Think of love as a state of grace, not the means to anything, but the alpha and omega. An end in itself." Marquez
"It's all about stories and telling stories, some with happy endings and some with not." Alejandro Gomez Guillen
"Love is rebellious bird that nobody can tame," Carmen
"Alcina herself has an insane need to be loved and she does some pretty awful things." Stage director Chas Rader-Shieber
“...imagine if Donizetti and Puccini collaborated on the score of a Doris Day-Rock Hudson movie.” stage director, Ned Canty
The energetic exuberance, the creative coping, the thrills of young love and the disappointments all to the music of a master of emotions.
IU Opera Theater's Deniz Uzun has loved Rossini since she heard a Maria Callas recording when she was just eight, "He's my buddy!"
...a murder mystery adventure, but will also a behind-the-scenes look into the life of an opera singer.
The Paris demi-mondaine...life on the edge, indeed.