REVIEW: “Summer” at Berkshire Opera Company

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, August, 1999 “These are the mountains that give us such beauty,There are the meadows that give us such summer.”– Joan Vail Thorne When Margaret Lattimore and Michael Chioldi sang these words last night my eyes filled with tears. What a lovely, moving tribute to our…

REVIEW: “Carmen” at Berkshire Opera Company

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, October, 1998 Mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves was described in the Berkshire Opera Company literature as “the world’s reigning Carmen”. Being an opera idiot, I was not quite sure what that meant, until I went to Ozawa Hall at Tanglewood last night and was enlighted. Although they…

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