Sex and Opera in Seattle: A Conversation with Basso Kevin Burdette

The following conversation with Kevin Burdette was conducted with the cooperation of the Seattle Opera, whose facilitation of the conversation is deeply appreciated.   [Below: Kevin Burdette as Don Alfonso in the Seattle Opera production of Mozart’s “Così fan Tutte”; edited image, based on a Philip Newton photograph, courtesy of the Seattle Opera.] Wm: Hi […]

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Review: Seattle Opera’s “Cosi fan Tutte”: A Crowd-Pleasing Alternate Cast – January 14, 2018

The Seattle Opera, reviving Jonathan Miller’s 2006 production of Mozart’s “Cosi fan Tutte”, split the seven performances between two casts. I previously reported on the cast in which Marina and Ginger Costa-Jackson, Tuomas Katajala and Craig Verm respectively performed the roles of Fiordiligi, Dorabella, Ferrando and Guglielmo [Review: Seattle Opera’s “Cosi fan Tutte”: Costa-Jackson Sisters […]

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