REVIEW: Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series

Jun 2019

A joyous evening that not even a little rain could dampen...Gunn’s rendition of “Largo al factotum della cita,” from “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” was both fun and frantic. His entrance saw him engaging with the audience as a group of friends, relishing in life’s little pleasures, and treating the phrases with an ornamented affection."

Logan Martell (OperaWire

On Monday, June 10, 2019, the Metropolitan Opera’s annual Summer Recital Series was launched amidst stormy weather. Lovers of opera braved the rain to gather at Central Park’s Summer Stage for an evening of arias and duets sung by Metropolitan Opera artists Nathan Gunn, Ben Bliss, and Ying Fang. Through the cloudy sky and almost constant veneer of rain, their musical and dramatic outpouring shone wonderfully.

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