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Festival Ballet's emotional, sensual Carmen
Although the gypsy girl Carmen is most familiar from the 1875 opera of that name by Georges Bizet, local audiences have also become acquainted with the Carmen performed by Festival Ballet, which was commissioned by them and first appreciated in the 20
| January 28, 2011
The Boston Lyric Opera comes maddeningly close to having a good Carmen . (The production continues at the Shubert Theatre through November 17.) Keith Lockhart leads a superb orchestra and chorus and a cast of plausible singers/actors in a compelling i
BLO's Carmen, the BSO's Beethoven, Emmanuel Music's Haydn and Schoenberg
| November 13, 2009
Both ears and the tail for this Carmen
"World Passions," the collection of four works that Boston Ballet opened at the Opera House last night, was more pleasant than passionate until Kathleen Breen Combes sashayed out as the title character in Jorma Elo's Carmen .
Boston Ballet's 'World Passions'
| October 30, 2009
Don José Tequilas
With the restaurants on Federal Hill packed bruschetta to osso buco, competing in slow-mo culinary combat, it’s good to see one old favorite survive and even thrive.
A great Mexican outpost on the Hill
| September 10, 2008
Jeffrey Rink has just ended his 18th and final season as music director of Chorus pro Musica. He’ll be missed.
The Cantata Singers’ Weill retrospective, Mark Morris leading Dido , Chorus pro Musica’s Carmen
| June 03, 2008
It’s been eight years since Ricardo Chailly made his last Boston appearance.
Ricardo Chailly and the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Teatro Lirico, and the BSO’s latest guests
| March 13, 2007
When Yeats wrote, “How can we know the dancer from the dance?”, he probably wasn’t thinking of the effect different casts can have on the performance of a ballet.
Boston Ballet’s Carmen , round two
| May 25, 2006
Up and down
Dance is all about direction.
Boston Ballet looks for direction
| May 18, 2006
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