From November, 2016

Is Trump The Price We Pay For Our Own Entertainment?

In the days following on from November 9th 2016, the world has been left asking what it was that led to election of a bigoted, unqualified demagogue as the leader of the free world. The left blame the right for nurturing extremist views for their own gain; the right blame the left for narrowing the scope of political…

Così Fan Tutte: How Mozart’s “School for Lovers” Is Still Relevant Today

Jon Philipp Gloger’s adaptation of this opera-within-an-opera is charming and youthful, where the an intricate score is matched with a brilliant ensemble cast. Yet Cosi Fan Tutte, Mozart and Lorenzo Da Ponte’s final collaboration is not for everyone. Though the content and the tone may seem antiquated, the young cast of this production masterfully draws out the complexities layered within…