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for a previous production "Restored to full form, with most of the many cuts made in the opera’s early stage to make it more portable and palatable, 'Don Carlos' attains a grandest-of-grand level of spectacle and force almost immediately, and scarcely ever lets up...Strangely, the chemistry between the lovers was far less crackling than in the opera’s other love story...Mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton was a revelation in an eyepatch as Eboli, magnificently steeped in the princess’s desperation and inspiring chills when her... Full Review
"Although its surfaces may seem familiar at first, over the course of three meticulously modernized acts, this blighted, unidentified patch of dystopia reveals itself as a far more unforgiving landscape. It’s an amalgam of Lucia’s internal and external terrain, a hybrid of a hardscrabble life and an unruly dream." Full Review