From July, 2011

Atlanta Opera Review – July Issue of Opera News

Così Fan Tutte ATLANTA Atlanta Opera 4/9/11 Atlanta Opera rounded out its 2010–11 season with Mozart’s Così Fan Tutte (seen Apr. 9). Director José Maria Condemi updated the action to pre-World War I Naples in order to provide more plausibility to the staged departure of Ferrando and Guglielmo as they pretend to leave their sweethearts, Dorabella and Fiordiligi, for the battlefield — all the while testing the devotion of the young women. The production design by Peter Dean Beck was effective: a gold-trimmed proscenium framed a pleasing view of the cerulean sea, and a pair of trees flanked each side…