P.Q. Phan admits that comedy in the midst of a western style grand opera is a tricky thing.
The tunes will stick in your ears, but its the images that will stay in your memory.
IU's production of Franz Lehar’s operetta is very much about beauty, youth, and partying set in Paris of the 1920s.
"Der Rosenkavalier" a well-conceived, artfully executed and delightful major undertaking.
"Der Rosenkavalier" has more cast members, more complex orchestral and vocal scoring, more rehearsals, and at four hours plus in duration -- just more!
A tragedy set in a 'little Italy' with a Greek touch.
The IU Opera Theatre presents William Bolcom's operatic adaptation of the Arthur Miller drama, directed by Vincent Liotta.
Composer P.Q. Phan’s opera "The Tale of Lady Thi Kinh" makes its debut.
"I think Puccini's heroines are stronger than Verdi’s. Magda's every bit as strong and self-deluded as Tosca or Madama Butterfly.”