Peggy Kriha Dye (left inset, centre and right inset) and Meghan Lindsay (right inset) with the Artists of Alelier Ballet in scenes from 'Lucio Silla', April 2016
Peggy Kriha Dye in a Scene from 'Lucio Silla', April 2016

All Photos by Bruce Zinger







2015 - 2016 Season

Friday April 8, 2016: Review of Lucio Silla

The singing in this production is phenomenal, but that's only part of why it succeeds so well. The casting of voice types and the abilities of the singers chosen to create the empathy needed for the psychological journey of an opera seria to unfold well is impeccable to the point of being immaculate.

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Wednesday January 27, 2016: 2016- 2017 Season Preview

Opera Atelier's 2016-2017 Season is an exciting one that features productions of Purcell's Dido and Aeneas and Charpentier's Medea. For details see the Press Release page.

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Sunday October 25, 2015: Review of 'Armide'

What registers profoundly as this production unfolds is how balanced it is. The voices involved (for instance) not only compliment one another, their volume registers at similar levels even as their contrasting natures remain pronounced …

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2014 - 2015 Season

Sunday April 12, 2015 Review of 'Orpheus and Eurydice'

What resonated throughout was how perfectly the production had been cast. That may not seem like a big deal with a small cast but it is. When a single role is as dominant as that of "Orpheus" everything else has to fit seamlessly or the production falters the instant someone else sings. That wasn't the case here …

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Monday October 27, 2014 Review of 'Alcina'

When the lovely passages of the Overture's 'Musette' rose ethereally over the stage their fluid lyricism seemed to carry to the dancers into an astonishingly beautiful sequence choreographed by Jeanette Lajeunesse Zing.

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