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Berlioz Les Troyens

Bass Baritone Christian Van Horn -- A Busy Season at San Francisco Opera

Sean Martinfield | Posted 11.16.2014 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

Christian Van Horn is Oroveso in San Francisco Opera's new production of Bellini's Norma. The bel canto gem opened the 2014/15 Season on September 5, making Christian's resounding bass-baritone the first voice to be heard in the Company's 92nd Season.

The Met Gets Epic

Wilborn Hampton | Posted 02.13.2013 | Arts
Wilborn Hampton

Of all history's epic battles, few are more storied than the siege of Troy. And of all epic operas, Berlioz's monumental Les Troyens now stands in the first rank, thanks in large part to James Levine's championing of it at the Metropolitan Opera.

Troy Falls And Rome Rises, Like Butter

AP | MIKE SILVERMAN | Posted 08.26.2012 | Home

LONDON — Other than Wagner's "Ring" cycle, few 19th century operas can compare with Hector Berlioz's "Les Troyens" ("The Trojans") for beauty an...