Non-Registered Critics: Monya De - Stage and Cinema



Aucoin’s music is highly varied and delightful; often edgy and trippy, with tumbling piccolo runs and ominous brass (the author conducts, with Grant Gershon leading the splendid chorus). More peaceful passages come when Eurydice and her father are reunited. The Sri-Lankan-Dutch-parented soprano De Niese, holder of an Emmy earned when she was 16 (was there some kind of overachiever requirement for this opera?) handles the demanding role and heavy stage time gorgeously.

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