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Utah Opera Offers a Rollercoaster of Tragedy and Comedy (and an opportunity to be a little rebellious)

By Gray Thomas For only a few remaining evenings, Utah Opera presents a double feature rollercoaster of tragedy and comedy that will leave audiences dazzled. Pagliacci by Ruggero Leoncavallo and Gianni Schicchi by Giacomo Puccini  have been joined together by director Tara Faircloth as gleaming examples of Verismo Opera, or, as Michael […]

Utah Opera’s Pagliacci/Gianni Schicchi is So Good, I Insist You See It in Salt Lake City

By Mary Brassard The Utah Opera isn’t just for stuffy old rich ladies with transatlantic accents. Oh no. I found out for myself just how dynamic and fun the Utah Opera really is when I went to the final dress rehearsal of Pagliacci/Gianni Schicchi on Thursday night. I was privy […]

Utah Opera’s Upcoming Pagliacci/Gianni Schicchi Will Make You Laugh and Cry and Love Opera

By Jennifer Mustoe For years, I’ve been reviewing theater and thought that was that. Some time ago, it occurred to me that maybe production companies that have other forms of performance arts may also want to part of the Front Row Reviewers Utah family and participate in our Celebrating the […]