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REVIEW: Puccini’s TOSCA

Austin Lyric Opera presented Puccini’s beloved Tosca to near-full houses January 30 – February 2, 2014. Selected to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of ALO’s Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Richard Buckley, the maestro proved his mastery of the composer, much to the delight of audiences. Featuring principal performers Mardi Byers, Scott Piper and Wayne Tigges, lead by stage director Michael Cavanagh. More about Tosca here.

 

SMALL ALO Tosca 2014 Mardi Byers as Tosca and Ryan Redfern as a henchman Photo by Mark Matson SMALL ALO Tosca 2014 Scott Piper as Cavaradossi with Roland Cano and Chris Morrow and Roger Foreman and Reagan Redfern as henchmen Photo by Mark Matson  SMALL ALO Tosca 2014 Wayne Tigges as Scarpia and Austin Bradley as a henchman. Photo by Mark Matson

 

 

 

 

 

 

REVIEW: “Austin Lyric Opera’s TOSCA” Austin American-Statesman

““Tosca,” is the sort of opera that shows what the art form can do, where three hours fly by.” …more

REVIEW: “Vai a ‘Tosca’” Austinist

“The opening night performance by the Austin Lyric Opera lived up to the great expectations of a very full audience at the Long Center.” …more

REVIEW: “Austin Lyric Opera’s TOSCA Triumphs Broadway World

“Even those who criticize the piece for its flair for the dramatics would be pleased by this glorious production. This is what all operas should aspire to be.” …more

REVIEW: “Tosca” Austin Chronicle

“From the first notes – which erupted from the pit like a volcanic blast from the underworld – we were thrust into a world of high drama, every scene heightened to an intensity beyond the natural.” …more

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