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  • Dallas Opera: Samson & Dalila

    Dallas Opera: Samson & Dalila

    Dallas Opera: Samson & Dalila

    Dallas Opera: Samson & Dalila

    The orchestra responded beautifully to his expressive beat patterns, but he was not rigid. He gave the singers freedom to sing the opera the way they wanted while keeping a tight grip on the forward motion of Saint-Saëns’ glorious score. Hearing him do this in such a subtle manner has changed my entire concept of how opera should be conducted. You owe it to yourselves to get a ticket.
    - Theater Jones
    The orchestra responded beautifully to his expressive beat patterns, but he was not rigid. He gave the singers freedom to sing the opera the way they wanted while keeping a tight grip on the forward motion of Saint-Saëns’ glorious score. Hearing him do this in such a subtle manner has changed my entire concept of how opera should be conducted. You owe it to yourselves to get a ticket.
    - Theater Jones
    The orchestra responded beautifully to his expressive beat patterns, but he was not rigid. He gave the singers freedom to sing the opera the way they wanted while keeping a tight grip on the forward motion of Saint-Saëns’ glorious score. Hearing him do this in such a subtle manner has changed my entire concept of how opera should be conducted. You owe it to yourselves to get a ticket.
    - Theater Jones
    The orchestra responded beautifully to his expressive beat patterns, but he was not rigid. He gave the singers freedom to sing the opera the way they wanted while keeping a tight grip on the forward motion of Saint-Saëns’ glorious score. Hearing him do this in such a subtle manner has changed my entire concept of how opera should be conducted. You owe it to yourselves to get a ticket.
    - Theater Jones
  • Dallas Opera: Samson & Dalila

    Dallas Opera: Samson & Dalila

    Dallas Opera: Samson & Dalila

    Dallas Opera: Samson & Dalila

    Saint-Saëns' orchestral writing — including the famous Bacchanal — is a marvel of color, atmosphere and drama, and music director Emmanuel Villaume skillfully managed and balanced it on opening night.
    - The Dallas Morning News
    Saint-Saëns' orchestral writing — including the famous Bacchanal — is a marvel of color, atmosphere and drama, and music director Emmanuel Villaume skillfully managed and balanced it on opening night.
    - The Dallas Morning News
    Saint-Saëns' orchestral writing — including the famous Bacchanal — is a marvel of color, atmosphere and drama, and music director Emmanuel Villaume skillfully managed and balanced it on opening night.
    - The Dallas Morning News
    Saint-Saëns' orchestral writing — including the famous Bacchanal — is a marvel of color, atmosphere and drama, and music director Emmanuel Villaume skillfully managed and balanced it on opening night.
    - The Dallas Morning News
  • Dallas Opera: Samson & Dalila

    Dallas Opera: Samson & Dalila

    Dallas Opera: Samson & Dalila

    Dallas Opera: Samson & Dalila

    The first two acts were flawless with high level acting and expressive singing by two opera superstars accompanied by the Dallas Opera orchestra, ably led by masterful musical director Emmanuel Villaume.
    - Dallas Observer
    The first two acts were flawless with high level acting and expressive singing by two opera superstars accompanied by the Dallas Opera orchestra, ably led by masterful musical director Emmanuel Villaume.
    - Dallas Observer
    The first two acts were flawless with high level acting and expressive singing by two opera superstars accompanied by the Dallas Opera orchestra, ably led by masterful musical director Emmanuel Villaume.
    - Dallas Observer
    The first two acts were flawless with high level acting and expressive singing by two opera superstars accompanied by the Dallas Opera orchestra, ably led by masterful musical director Emmanuel Villaume.
    - Dallas Observer
  • Santa Fe: The Golden Cockerel

    Santa Fe: The Golden Cockerel

    Santa Fe: The Golden Cockerel

    Santa Fe: The Golden Cockerel

    There was another star of the evening: conductor Emmanuel Villaume, who coaxed consistently expressive, multi-hued, luminous playing for Rimsky’s scintillating score. He clearly treasures its shimmering beauties and gave the musicians time to indulge in the soloistic writing, but judiciously, and in ways that enhanced the theatricality onstage.
    - Memeteria
    There was another star of the evening: conductor Emmanuel Villaume, who coaxed consistently expressive, multi-hued, luminous playing for Rimsky’s scintillating score. He clearly treasures its shimmering beauties and gave the musicians time to indulge in the soloistic writing, but judiciously, and in ways that enhanced the theatricality onstage.
    - Memeteria
    There was another star of the evening: conductor Emmanuel Villaume, who coaxed consistently expressive, multi-hued, luminous playing for Rimsky’s scintillating score. He clearly treasures its shimmering beauties and gave the musicians time to indulge in the soloistic writing, but judiciously, and in ways that enhanced the theatricality onstage.
    - Memeteria
    There was another star of the evening: conductor Emmanuel Villaume, who coaxed consistently expressive, multi-hued, luminous playing for Rimsky’s scintillating score. He clearly treasures its shimmering beauties and gave the musicians time to indulge in the soloistic writing, but judiciously, and in ways that enhanced the theatricality onstage.
    - Memeteria
  • Santa Fe: The Golden Cockerel

    Santa Fe: The Golden Cockerel

    Santa Fe: The Golden Cockerel

    Santa Fe: The Golden Cockerel

    This shimmering sound world was conducted by the talented Emmanuel Villaume with expansive tempos that never slowed down the action.
    - Classical Voice North America
    This shimmering sound world was conducted by the talented Emmanuel Villaume with expansive tempos that never slowed down the action.
    - Classical Voice North America
    This shimmering sound world was conducted by the talented Emmanuel Villaume with expansive tempos that never slowed down the action.
    - Classical Voice North America
    This shimmering sound world was conducted by the talented Emmanuel Villaume with expansive tempos that never slowed down the action.
    - Classical Voice North America