Tag Archive for Deborah Voigt

Nov. 5 Met simulcast: Siegfried

Singers, orchestra dwarf Lepage’s mechanical monstrosity in the Met’s ‘Siegfried’

The über-expensive set offers little dramatic insight into the production and, if anything, impoverishes Wagner’s music drama. But with a performance this good, who cares?

By David Rubin

Audience reaction to the first two operas…

July 16 Glimmerglass: Annie Get Your Gun

Glimmerglass’s Annie Get Your Gun: Deborah Voigt descends from Valhalla and makes a hit on Broadway

The acclaimed Wagnerian soprano trades Brünnhilde’s spear for a rifle and places her mark on the legendary wisecracking sharpshooter, Annie Oakley

By David Abrams

It may be a stretch to argue that anything Ethel Merman can do Deborah Voigt can do better…

Jan. 8 Met simulcast: La Fanciulla del West

The Met saddles up ‘La Fanciulla del West’ and rides the happy trails –– bumps and all

Revival of Giancarlo del Monaco’s 1991 production of Puccini’s tale of love and forgiveness set during the California Gold Rush is visually appealing, but singing and acting are uneven

By David Abrams

Considering his well-documented fascination with American cowboy folklore…