Program Notes

Michael Clive

Posted by Tracy Hansford in Program Notes

Michael Clive’s writing on music and the arts has appeared in publications throughout the U.S. and in the U.K., as well as on the Internet (for Classical TV.com and Classical Review) and television (for the PBS series Live From Lincoln Center). He is program annotator…

Deadlier than the Male

Posted by Tracy Hansford in Carmen, Productions, Program Notes

…Deadlier than the Male Ignore the statistics. Though Carmen‘s frequency of performance lags slightly behind a couple of others, such as Puccini’s La bohème, there is something about this opera that puts it ahead of all others in familiarity and fascination; it’s the opera we’ve…