Preview: Skylark Vocal Ensemble opens season with mix of modern and ancient Christmas songs

December 18, 2013 By Stephanie Adrian A skylark is a small bird found in Europe, Asia and northern Africa, especially known for singing while in flight. And conductor Matthew Guard — inspired by a P.B. Shelley poem called “To a Skylark” — chose the lark as his choral group’s namesake, classifying it as Atlanta’s only [...]

In the December Issue of Opera News…Review of Tosca

Atlanta Opera 10/5/13 Atlanta Opera's newly appointed general and artistic director, Tomer Zvulun, started the company's 2013–14 season with a tasteful production of Puccini's Tosca (seen Oct. 5). Zvulun, who is not yet forty, is a sought-after stage director who will manage the affairs of A.O. while fulfilling prior directing commitments at the Met, Boston Lyric Opera [...]