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Lisner Auditorium
At the corner of H and 21st Streets George Washington University Washington, DC 20052
202-994-6800
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Washington Concert Opera: Bellini's "La Sonnambula"
9 ratings
4.9 average rating
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25 reviews
1 stars
attended Sep 16 2012

As usual, the Washington Concert Opera had excellent soloists, and a very good orchestra and chorus. The rarely performed opera was a delight to hear.

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12 reviews
4 stars
attended Sep 16 2012

The lead soprano was wonderful and we will hear more of her in the future I am sure - Elgise Gutierrez. The lead tenor, Rene Barbera also had a wonderful sound. The support roles with Maureen McKay and Ben Wagner were very enjoyable as well. ...continued

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15 events
7 reviews
1 stars
attended Sep 16 2012

The lead singer was truly outstanding. These are young artists and they sang as though they have been in training for decades. They are future stars. Congratulations to the Washington Concert Opera for such an excellent production.

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Quotes & Highlights

“This performance of Bellini’s lovely opera from Sardinia has a superb Amina in Eglise Gutierrez, the finest since Callas.” —_BBC Music Magazine _
“Eglise Gutiérrez, the Cuban-American soprano, makes a sensational Amina, dispatching her roller-coaster solos with ease and genuine charm.” —The Guardian (London)

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