Production reviews (1)

8 Feb - 8 Feb 2023
Il Tabarro
Il tabarro, Puccini
Nickel City Opera  | Performances (2)
 | Stage director: Henry Akina
03 July 2011buffalonews.comMary Kunz Goldman
Setting enhances sultry drama
John Packard, who appeared as the Count di Luna in "Il Trovatore" last weekend and as Rigoletto last year, dominated as Captain Michele. You felt his agony and his anger. It was all arresting. You couldn't look away. A highlight was the duet between Georgetta and her husband -- a famous, soaring, passionate interlude. Packard, with his understated power, kept the music from going ov...