LATEST NEWS AND REVIEWS

 

Opera Moderne is ​"A major new addition to New York’s operatic ecosphere" ​according to the New York Times.





A listing of our rave reviews for our production of Viktor Ullman's Der Kaiser von Atlantis:

 

"offer(s) unprecedented intensity and precision"

- Stefan Ender, der Standard

 

"perfect as most perfect on the remarkable ensemble"

- Michaela Preiner, European Cultural News



"This production boasted a well-honed cast of young singing actors."

- Eric Myers, Opera News



"an expert and witty performance" ​​- John Yohalem, Parterre Box

"clever production" the "voices...were first-rate" - Paul Pelkonin, Super-Conductor

"another rousing success"..."The voices were excellent without exception." ​

- Meche Kroop, Voce di Meche

"illuminated every shade and shadow with conviction, spontaneity, and a sense of duty." - Steven Jude Tietjen, OperaPulse.com



"Opera Moderne repeats it's successful November production"

- Leslie, Kandell, Musical America





News and Reviews for Marrying Mozart a new Singspiel based on the novel by Stephanie Cowell:



"plain unadulterated fun" - Meche Kroop, Voce di Meche



"sparkling renditions...brilliant" - David M. Rice, Classical Source



Marrying Mozart: An Interview with Rebecca Greenstein, Director

- Sherry Davis, Modern Day Mozartian





​A listing of our rave reviews for our production of Benjamin Britten's The Turn of the Screw:

"Gothic Tale Scored in Twists and Turns" - Steve Smith, New York Times

"A riveting performance..." - Meche Kroop, Voce di Meche

"I can not sing the praises of the cast highly enough." ​

- David Browning, Huffington Post

"Pacien Mazzagatti...shaped a fluid, emotionally varied performance with a very tight and able ensemble." - John Yohalem, Parterre.com

"a taut performance of Benjamin Britten's The Turn of the Screw" ​​

- Paul Pelkonen, Superconductor

"This was my first time attending a performance by Opera Moderne, but I do not intend it to be the last." - Arthur S. Leonard, Leonard Link

Blacklists and Shadows Looming Over Composers, Opera Moderne Completes Its ‘Red Scare’ Series - Zachary Woolfe, New York Times



The Turn of the Screw is a New York Times,  a New York Magazine and the City Arts Critic's Pick.

​Through the Eyes of Women is Time Out New York's Critics' Pick of things to see.

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Opera Moderne featured in an article on the WQXR Operavore Blog regarding the future of classical music.

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Le Donne Curiose is Time Out New York's Critics' Pick of things to see.

REVIEW:  The New York Times says "Young, committed artists; a sense of intimacy; interesting and eclectic programming: Opera Moderne... already has the qualities that used to attract audiences to City Opera."

To read the entire article, please visit:  http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/02/arts/music/opera-modernes-modern-tryst-at-the-galapagos-art-space-review.html

REVIEW:  Parterre.com says " With reserves of talent this deep, their seasons musical success is all but guaranteed."

To read the entire article, please visit: 

http://parterre.com/2011/09/15/mode-and-moderne/#more-22473