A Classical Music Blog by TIM MANGAN
Review: Previn’s ‘Streetcar Named Desire’ pulls into L.A. Los Angeles Register, May 23, 2014.
classical music, reviews
Andre Previn, Anthony Dean Griffey, Los Angeles Opera, Renee Fleming
May 23, 2014
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Tim, thanks for taking the time in your review to distinguish between operatic music in general and recitative in particular and what is happening in ‘Streetcar.’ That said, like you, I mostly much enjoyed the production. Blanche is such a great character in the play, and I think Previn and Fleming did her proud. Her singing did remind me of a Fleming interview I heard once in which she described soprano singing as a ‘controlled scream.’
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