Michael Tippett

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Michael Tippett's Midsummer madness; plus the BPO with Stefan Jackiw

The first American production of any of Michael Tippett's five operas was Sarah Caldwell's The Ice Break for the Opera Company of Boston in 1979.

By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  November 23, 2012

Tippett's Midsummer Marriage in concert

One of the great disappointments created by last year's mid-season demise of Opera Boston was that Boston wouldn't get its first viewing of Sir Michael Tippett's 1955 The Midsummer Marriage.

By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  November 09, 2012