New York City Opera, founded at City Center in 1943, celebrates its return to its birthplace with Gioachino Rossini’s Moses in Egypt and a new production of Jacques Offenbach’s operetta La Périchole.
“New York City Opera is unleashing hurricane-force gales of laughter…This “Périchole” isn’t just the jolliest opera in town; for sheer fun, it could hold its own against Broadway’s best." – NY Post (read full review)
“zany…surreal…an exhilarating staging with a wonderful cast…the orchestra gives a stylish and confident account of Offenbach’s breezy and tuneful score” – NY Times (read full review)
"extremely funny…there’s an edge to this comedy that is not often seen in American opera…this show is not to be missed." – backtrack.com (read full review)