Monthly Archives: July 2013

July 19 Cazenovia Counterpoint: The Wind in the Willows

Society for New Music stages a whimsical and wistful ‘The Wind in the Willows’

The Society’s production, a musical setting of the treasured Kenneth Grahame children’s classic, is a delightful reminiscence of childhood

By Jon Fredric West

On Friday, July 19th my wife and I spent a lovely evening at The Catherine Cummings Theater in Cazenovia…

July 21 Glimmerglass: King for a Day

Glimmerglass’s rarely done ‘King for a Day’ a rare treat, well done

This zany production of Verdi’s only comic opera before ‘Falstaff’ keeps the singers in chaos and the audience in stitches

By David Rubin

The heroes of the Glimmerglass production of Verdi’s rare — really rare…

July 13 Glimmerglass: Camelot

Glimmerglass premiere of ‘Camelot’ chivalrous, but hardly a knight to remember

David Pittsinger, as King Arthur, provided most of the magic in this pleasant but unspectacular production of the Lerner and Loewe musical

By David Abrams

Francesca Zambello’s courageous marketing decision to produce a blockbuster Broadway musical each season is not without its challenges…