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  • Metropolitan Opera: Tosca

    Metropolitan Opera: Tosca

    Metropolitan Opera: Tosca

    Metropolitan Opera: Tosca

    Conductor Emmanuel Villaume navigated the treacherous waters of the score with ease, making sure that the characters’ psychological depths revealed in the orchestral music and vocal lines were successfully integrated.
    - Bachtrack
    Conductor Emmanuel Villaume navigated the treacherous waters of the score with ease, making sure that the characters’ psychological depths revealed in the orchestral music and vocal lines were successfully integrated.
    - Bachtrack
    Conductor Emmanuel Villaume navigated the treacherous waters of the score with ease, making sure that the characters’ psychological depths revealed in the orchestral music and vocal lines were successfully integrated.
    - Bachtrack
    Conductor Emmanuel Villaume navigated the treacherous waters of the score with ease, making sure that the characters’ psychological depths revealed in the orchestral music and vocal lines were successfully integrated.
    - Bachtrack
  • Metropolitan Opera: Tosca

    Metropolitan Opera: Tosca

    Metropolitan Opera: Tosca

    Metropolitan Opera: Tosca

    Emmanuel Villaume conducted with a good feeling for both the sweep and the felicitous details of Puccini’s score. The Met now has a Tosca likely to endure for some time.
    - Musical America
    Emmanuel Villaume conducted with a good feeling for both the sweep and the felicitous details of Puccini’s score. The Met now has a Tosca likely to endure for some time.
    - Musical America
    Emmanuel Villaume conducted with a good feeling for both the sweep and the felicitous details of Puccini’s score. The Met now has a Tosca likely to endure for some time.
    - Musical America
    Emmanuel Villaume conducted with a good feeling for both the sweep and the felicitous details of Puccini’s score. The Met now has a Tosca likely to endure for some time.
    - Musical America
  • Metropolitan Opera: Tosca

    Metropolitan Opera: Tosca

    Metropolitan Opera: Tosca

    Metropolitan Opera: Tosca

    Puccini was a master dramatist who could use the orchestra to explore psychological realms that vocal lines could not. Conductor Villaume is exactly the sort of musician who can put such qualities across.
    - WQXR
    Puccini was a master dramatist who could use the orchestra to explore psychological realms that vocal lines could not. Conductor Villaume is exactly the sort of musician who can put such qualities across.
    - WQXR
    Puccini was a master dramatist who could use the orchestra to explore psychological realms that vocal lines could not. Conductor Villaume is exactly the sort of musician who can put such qualities across.
    - WQXR
    Puccini was a master dramatist who could use the orchestra to explore psychological realms that vocal lines could not. Conductor Villaume is exactly the sort of musician who can put such qualities across.
    - WQXR
  • Metropolitan Opera: Tosca

    Metropolitan Opera: Tosca

    Metropolitan Opera: Tosca

    Metropolitan Opera: Tosca

    Rome restored at the Met: An astute new production overcomes many setbacks and avoids its predecessor’s pitfalls. Emmanuel Villaume was the expert conductor.
    - The Wall Street Journal
    Rome restored at the Met: An astute new production overcomes many setbacks and avoids its predecessor’s pitfalls. Emmanuel Villaume was the expert conductor.
    - The Wall Street Journal
    Rome restored at the Met: An astute new production overcomes many setbacks and avoids its predecessor’s pitfalls. Emmanuel Villaume was the expert conductor.
    - The Wall Street Journal
    Rome restored at the Met: An astute new production overcomes many setbacks and avoids its predecessor’s pitfalls. Emmanuel Villaume was the expert conductor.
    - The Wall Street Journal
  • Metropolitan Opera: Tosca

    Metropolitan Opera: Tosca

    Metropolitan Opera: Tosca

    Metropolitan Opera: Tosca

    Emmanuel Villaume, the last conductor standing at the end of the train of withdrawals, does not go for the obvious in his conducting of Puccini's volatile music. He brings shape, nuance and pliancy to the score.
    - The New York TImes
    Emmanuel Villaume, the last conductor standing at the end of the train of withdrawals, does not go for the obvious in his conducting of Puccini's volatile music. He brings shape, nuance and pliancy to the score.
    - The New York TImes
    Emmanuel Villaume, the last conductor standing at the end of the train of withdrawals, does not go for the obvious in his conducting of Puccini's volatile music. He brings shape, nuance and pliancy to the score.
    - The New York TImes
    Emmanuel Villaume, the last conductor standing at the end of the train of withdrawals, does not go for the obvious in his conducting of Puccini's volatile music. He brings shape, nuance and pliancy to the score.
    - The New York TImes
  • Metropolitan Opera: Tosca

    Metropolitan Opera: Tosca

    Metropolitan Opera: Tosca

    Metropolitan Opera: Tosca

    Villaume gave a rich account of the score in the pit. He drew an impressive array of colors from the orchestra, rising to meet the demands of the opera’s most dramatic moments. The rich burning of the strings after Scarpia’s death in Act II seemed at once an enormous release of dramatic tension and a grim warning of more tragedy to come.
    - New York Classical Review
    Villaume gave a rich account of the score in the pit. He drew an impressive array of colors from the orchestra, rising to meet the demands of the opera’s most dramatic moments. The rich burning of the strings after Scarpia’s death in Act II seemed at once an enormous release of dramatic tension and a grim warning of more tragedy to come.
    - New York Classical Review
    Villaume gave a rich account of the score in the pit. He drew an impressive array of colors from the orchestra, rising to meet the demands of the opera’s most dramatic moments. The rich burning of the strings after Scarpia’s death in Act II seemed at once an enormous release of dramatic tension and a grim warning of more tragedy to come.
    - New York Classical Review
    Villaume gave a rich account of the score in the pit. He drew an impressive array of colors from the orchestra, rising to meet the demands of the opera’s most dramatic moments. The rich burning of the strings after Scarpia’s death in Act II seemed at once an enormous release of dramatic tension and a grim warning of more tragedy to come.
    - New York Classical Review