Notable Performances and Recordings of 2020 December 12, 2020by Alex Ross for The New Yorker At the close of a... Read More
“Sweet Land” is opera as astonishment. To say that Sharon has changed the operatic landscape by changing the physical landscape of opera is glibly obvious. That is what he has done but in ways — musically, visually, theatrically, environmentally, historically — that are not glib and far from obvious. So, what is “Sweet Land”? It’s too early to say, which is one of its many remarkable and remarkably confusing glories. Read More