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Gotham Chamber Opera

First Nighter: "El gato con botas," "Le Nozze di Figaro," Carlisle Floyd One-Acts as Opera Magnets

David Finkle | Posted 02.08.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

Since perfect things come along infrequently, it's absolutely required that when they do, a whole lot of carrying on attends them. The perfect thing about which I'm now holding forth is the Gotham Chamber Opera and Tectonic Theater Project's revival of El gato con botas.

On Stage Kiss Helmer Rebecca Taichman

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.01.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

A director's work is often tricky to review on the basis of one production -- in the case of a first work, it is often unclear what is a director's idea versus what is a stage direction in the script itself. It is also hard for people to separate actors' choices from a director's touch. But after a period of watching a director's work, you get it.

The Gotham Chamber Opera: When Small is the Next Big Thing

Jennifer Rivera | Posted 12.17.2012 | Arts
Jennifer Rivera

Gotham Chamber Opera's model of small, chic, thought-provoking productions, combined with musical intelligence featuring emerging talent, and creative, forward-thinking directors, proved a winning combination.

15-Year-Old Mozart's Opera Gets Rare Staging

AP | MIKE SILVERMAN | Posted 04.12.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- With all the reckless disregard of youth for practicality, the 15-year-old Mozart filled his opera "Il sogno di Scipione" with one impossi...

Amy Lee

'Dark Sisters,' A New Opera About The Lives Of Sister-Wives

HuffingtonPost.com | Amy Lee | Posted 01.08.2012 | Home

"In order for a chamber opera to have legs, you want to have more women's voices than men's and you want to keep it seven or eight people," Nico Muhly...

First Nighter: A Puss in Boots for Children of All Ages

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Finkle

Everything about Puss in Boots registers as so utterly charming that any adults viewing it without a child next to them will want desperately to bring one to the very next showing.