Nixonchina 031010
4.3 / 5 Rated by 12 members
Review from Jan

The opera was enjoyable for the most part.I'm no opera expert, but I thought the singing, dancing, and music, generally, were excellent. I did not "get" a lot of the lyrics--very repetitive and some did not make a great deal of sense to me,...continued

reviewed Mar 28 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Lloyd W.

Top notch orchestra and singers. Very effective staging with exception of the final scene. "The party's over - wrecked banquet setting" (with furnishing direct from the LB Convention center) and harsh lighting was a distraction and with little...continued

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Review from Alex

I have loved this opera for years and I am fortunate to have seen it in Long Beach - twice. Kudos to Long Beach Opera.

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Review from janelleca

Great performances. Great venue for this show.

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Review from DiDi

VERY CREATIVE! We found the opera everything that opera should be, and more. It had great appeal in terms of set design, staging/acting, spectacle, choreography, music (both vocal and orchestral); it was as good as it gets plus it had an added...continued

reviewed Mar 20 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from SJT

Thanks for presenting composer John Adams! Would love to see more of his work.

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Review from Goldstar Member

i did not like the opera. at all.

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Review from beaumarchais18

Wonderful opportunity to see a masterpiece! Very satisfying production. Not to be missed if Long Beach Opera performs this again. Hope they do some of the other neglected modern American operas; more Adams, Philip Glass (Einstein on the Beach),...continued

reviewed Mar 28 2010 report as inappropriate