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a musical and theatrical tour de force
San Francisco Chronicle
Runnicles’s Ring was electric
The Washington Post
Zambello is undeniably effective in conveying the opera’s deep humanity.
The Classical Review
even the critics lingered to cheer at opera’s end
San Francisco Classical Voice
In the pit, the Opera Orchestra has undertaken feats of musical heroism night after night, and Runnicles has shaped the cycle's rhythmic flow with uncanny dexterity.
Experience spine-chilling moments that transcend a superbly executed performance and thrust the spectator into that elusive realm of sublime emotion and passionate ecstasy.
Zambello is a brilliant story-teller....She is adept at finding the dramatic kernel of a scene, translating words and sung phrases into something that is compelling on stage.
The Classical Beat