In the July 2021 Issue of Opera News…Review of AO’s The Threepenny Carmen, The Threepenny Opera

Kelly Kaduce, Atlanta’s Polly Peachum © Ken Howard FOR THE SPRING 2021 production in its “Big Tent” series, one full year into the coronavirus pandemic, Atlanta Opera distilled Bizet’s Carmen to its bare bones and reset Bizet’s fantasy in a low-rent Texas bar owned by Lillas Pastia. Tomer Zvulun, the company’s general and artistic director, and conductor Jorge Parodi [...]