Monday, February 18, 2008

Washington Times: "Lively... Almost Mischievous"

The Washington Times reviewed "Free to Sing: The Story of the First African-American Opera Company," which featured the first performance of the operetta "The Doctor of Alcantara" in 100 years.

The Times said:
There was fine comic interplay and often superb singing ... But much of the evening's pleasure came from the Post-Classical Ensemble and its expressively kinetic conductor, Angel Gil-Ordonez, who turned in lively, detailed and almost mischievous playing, making this work seem as fresh as it must have more than a century ago — back in the first heady years of freedom.
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