"GOOD VOICES BUT PRODUCTION VALUES NOT ALWAYS ENJOYABLE.
FREDERICK AND MABEL OUTSTANDING. RUTH AND OTHER PRINCIPLES VERY GOOD.
DIGRESSION INTO UPDATED MUSICAL ARRANGEMENTS MOST DISTRACTING.
GENERAL'S"... (read full reviews)
"Some of my family suggested this was the "satanic" version. Although quite unique, creative and artsy, it was sooo gruesome - not for children! My mother wanted to leave at intermission and we did. I"... (read full reviews)
"Extremely well played out and HSO was perfect!
I gotta admit that I loved Wagner's music for the opera more then the opera itself . Maybe I am just not used to watching operas but certain parts was a"... (read full reviews)
"This past weekend's production of Abduction From The Seraglio was entertaining and polished. The production was fun and moved easily, blending amusing stageplay with Mozart's incomparable music. All"... (read full reviews)
"This presentation was definitely worth doing. This was my first professional theatrical performance, and I was very well pleased with the performance as a whole. Everything was coherent, working"... (read full reviews)
"Lovely evening captured by the voices and performance, the live orchestra.
Opera is a beautiful whole genre and it takes complete active presence, attention to enjoy it. it is easy to be embraced by"... (read full reviews)
"It has been a number of years since we first heard the Mikado and were thrilled it was going to be performed so close to us. The music was perfect, the cast was well chosen, the scenes were"... (read full reviews)
"Not sure what to expect, had never been to opera in SA or Empire theater, but was pleasantly surprised at the talent and the beautiful theater. Would definitely attend similar events in the future."... (read full reviews)
"The GRO presentation of Mozart's "Abduction from the Seraglio" was well worth the price of admission. Although not a production you'd see at the Lyric in Chicago, it was well sung, well played and"... (read full reviews)
"We loved the opera. The music was beautiful and the story delightful. The performers' voices were awesome. We had a wonderful experience. It was interesting to watch an opera written in the 1800s"... (read full reviews)
"This was my 1st time going to an Opera. Loved it. Such a beautiful place, never in my life have I seen such detail on the ceilings and such. The intermission was nice with free beverages. The seats"... (read full reviews)