Joshua Barone

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Reviews (2)
Akhnaten
Upper W Side
The New York Times

"McDermott’s production similarly exposes its performers: not only the singers but also a dozen jugglers in catsuits, including Sean Gandini, the show’s choreographer. As scrappy as it is ornate, the staging — with imaginative, thrift-store-find costumes by Kevin Pollard and sets to match by Tom Pye, and artful lighting by Bruno Poet — demands the patience and steadiness of yoga in its movement, as well as an active eye for anyone watching." Full Review

Elektra
Upper W Side
The New York Times

"This concept demands singers who can truly act. And Stemme rises to meet it, if not always in voice then in dramatic intensity...Davidsen, as Elektra’s sister Chrysothemis, gave her best performance at the Met this season...She and Stemme were supported throughout by a Met Orchestra in excellent form under the baton of Donald Runnicles, whose reading of the score was sensitively aligned with that of Chéreau...There were standouts elsewhere — Hei-Kyung Hong as an authoritative and rending Fif... Full Review