RECENT: Defining Our Field - what is 'classical music' to us, why are we involved and what can we learn from our differences? Read John Dante Prevedini's essay, watch the panel discussion and make your own comments.
Jim Sohre recently completed a forty-year career with US Army Entertainment, much of it spent in Germany as the Command-level Entertainment Chief. He continues to travel extensively and write about opera and musical events. He is production coordinator for Opera Las Vegas and heads the Young Artists program for which he just directed A Passion for Puccini, an evening of staged arias and scenes from all of Puccini's works.
James Sohre sends the last of three reports from San Francisco Opera
James Sohre describes an evening of considerable Handelian beauty
James Sohre reports from San Francisco
James Sohre sends the last of his reports from San Francisco
'Jenufa' in San Francisco
San Francisco's starry Don Carlo
James Sohre reviews a Britten rarity
James Sohre is impressed by Bellini's 'Norma'
James Sohre enjoyed Stephen Sondheim's 'Sweeney Todd' at San Francisco Opera
Rare Verdi, well done in San Francisco
Jennifer Higdon's 'Cold Mountain'
Berlioz's 'Les Troyens' at San Francisco Opera brings tears to James Sohre's eyes
Marco Tutino's 'Two Women (La Ciociara)'
James Sohre reports on Pierre Audi's production for Netherlands Opera
James Sohre enjoyed his visit to Wexford Festival Opera