Puccini’s ‘shabby little shocker’ triumphs
by Erica Papillion-Posey
I must say, I NEVER tire of Tosca– when it’s done right. I can hear the Te Deum now….
The Annapolis Opera staged Giacomo Puccini’s perennial favorite, Tosca last weekend at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, and I am delighted to say that by and large, the production was a triumphal success.
“An opera full of passion, lust, torture, murder, suicide and other unpleasant activities, was characterized by a very strong singing roster of voices backed by the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra under the firm and guiding hand of Annapolis Opera Music Director Ron Gretz……” Get the full scoop from David Lindauer of The Capital. http://www.hometownannapolis.com/news/ent/2010/03/18-24/Review-Annapolis-Operas-Tosca-a-resounding-triumph.html