Tag: Utah Opera

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 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 […]

Utah Opera’s Moby-Dick is About to Take Utah by Storm

By Hilary Koolhoven Utah Opera’s 40th anniversary season continues strong with their much-anticipated production of Moby-Dick: an operatic adaptation of Melville’s famous novel with music by Jake Heggie and libretto by Gene Scheer. This classic story follows the lives of the men on board the Pequod, a whaling ship whose […]

Utah Opera’s Moby Dick: Re Awakening an Epic Masterpiece in Salt Lake City

By Spicer W. Carr Utah Opera always searches to do classics, and you can’t get much more classic in the American cannon of literature than Herman Melville’s Moby Dick. The time-tested tale of revenge between man and beast is the ultimate American thriller from the high seas. The piece has […]

Utah Opera’s La Bohème in Salt Lake City at the Capitol Theater; A Love Letter

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By Alisha Hagey Utah Opera’s production of La Bohème at the Capitol Theater in Salt Lake brings a beautiful piece of art to our humble corner of the world. Before the opera began there were fun facts and bits of historical information surrounding La Bohème that were projected up on […]