"It was a nice program with the settings a little "cheesy" and the dancing girls a little overweight. The singing was good, the plot cute. Given that the average age of the patrons was about 87, I"... (read full reviews)
"Was very disapointing. The costumes were drab, especially for the furies.
The women (Katharina Goeldner) who sang as Orfeo was boring, no emothion. She could have been singing about cooking soup. If I"... (read full reviews)
"Went early but unable find parking anywhere at all---venue was completely oversold and no overflow parking available, no valet parking offered. Traffic was in major gridlock. Apparently an event at"... (read full reviews)
"The Empire State Lyric Theatre's performance of I Pagliacci exceeded all of my expectations. Supported by the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra the performers all seemed to be in "good voice" and were"... (read full reviews)
"I was very disappointed that they cast a woman in the role of Rinaldo. It is meant to be a very romantic opera with love, passion and attraction. Having a woman whose register who clearly sounded like"... (read full reviews)
"This was our first opera and it was such a great experience. As "20 something's" we're always looking for new things to try in order to broaden our horizons, and at first I was hesitant that an opera"... (read full reviews)
"The story line was great! The performers chosen and the costuming left much to be desired. It was a Mexican based story line and the character was wearing a flamenco Spanish dress. It's not that the"... (read full reviews)
"This performance was stunningly dull. The acting was uninspired and uninspiring.
Not being a huge Tennessee Williams fan, I was looking for the operatic version to freshen the tired story line. I left"... (read full reviews)
"I like the idea that students try to launch a massive effort to stage an opera on a big stage. Unfortunately for this production, I think they need more time and practice. Maybe they should do this at"... (read full reviews)
"I could not understand the singing. The music was terrible. I hate to say but i did not enjoy this opera. It was torture for me and my friend. I was actually embarrassed that I brought my friend. I"... (read full reviews)
"I have been a Gilbert & Sullivan fan for sixty years or more and have seen a variety of performances by everything from D'Oyly Carte in London to companies in a number of US cities. I am not"... (read full reviews)