“It’s much like taking lessons within a living, breathing music-history museum. If you think it sounds both dreamy and intense, you’re 100 percent correct.”
Heather K. Scott, Strings Magazine.
“If the soloists were exciting to listen to, each time the chorus sang, the hall was filled, creating for numerous visceral moments.”
Francisco Alejandro Salazar, Operawire
Prague Summer Nights 2017 Review – Die Zauberflöte: An Energetic Evening Filled With Promising New Voices
The Prague Summer Nights kicked off its operatic selections on July 1, 2017, with a production of “Die Zauberflöte” with one major caveat. Due to… Continue reading
“An opera that is incredibly complicated to stage, Le nozze di Figaro needs great singing actors who meet the demands that Mozart and Da Ponte required. Luckily, Prague Summer Nights: Young Artists Music Festival lined up a cast that was very well directed by Maria Zouves and Sherrill Milnes.”
Francisco Salazar, Operawire
Prague Summer Nights 2017 Review – Le Nozze Di Figaro: A Solid Cast Makes For An Enjoyable Evening Of Mozart
Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro” is considered a masterpiece on all levels, musically and dramatically. But it is also an opera that is incredibly complicated to stage. A production needs great singing actors who meet the demands that Mozart and da Ponte required. Luckily, the Prague Summer Nights lined up a cast that was very well directed by Maria Zouves and Sherrill Milnes… Continue reading
“The icing on the cake was the performance of German clarinetist Walter Seyfarth, a member of the Berliner Philharmoniker, who played the Mozart Concerto.”
David Peltán, Kulturne
Alejandro Martinez of Platea Magazine interviews Sherrill Milnes on all things opera, the Met, and his time at Prague Summer Nights
“It was a lovely performance, very professional and sophisticated. Not surprising at all, given the amount of work you and your team are doing. Congratulations on what appears to be a very successful venture.”
Frank Kuznik, Chief classical music writer for the Czech Newspaper Hospodarske noviny.