From September, 2016

From the July Issue of Opera News Online: AO’s Romeo and Juliet

Roméo et Juliette Visit the Opera News website @ http://www.operanews.com/Opera_News_Magazine/2016/7/In_Review/ATLANTA__Rom%C3%A9o_et_Juliette.html ATLANTA Atlanta Opera 5/7/16 ON MAY 7, the Atlanta Opera offered Charles Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, rounding out its 2015-16 season. Atlanta’s opera company, which achieved the highest-grossing production in its history this spring with Pirates of Penzance, made a significant investment in its casting for Roméo, enlisting the talent of soprano Nicole Cabell and tenor Jesús León for the title roles. Artistic and general director Tomer Zvulun served as stage director for this production, choosing a John Conklin set based on the historic Globe Theatre that was…