Opera review

Baritone a bright spot in FGO’s weak second-cast ‘Traviata’

 

South Florida Classical Review

With the exception of a terrific baritone, a decidedly weaker second cast took the stage Sunday in Florida Grand Opera’s production of Verdi’s La Traviata.

The previous night, singers in the three principal roles gave an outstanding performance at the Arsht Center in Miami, led by the Mexican soprano María Alejandres in a luminous, passionate and vocally dazzling portrayal of the courtesan Violetta.

But in the Sunday matinee cast, only the young baritone Joo Won Kang gave a performance on a comparable level.

Read the review at SouthFloridaClassicalReview.com.

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