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Subject: Re: Cambridge Onegin
From: Donald S <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Donald S <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Mon, 30 Jan 2017 10:32:48 -0700
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Sava Vemic is going to be a star. He was one of our Giulio Gari Foundation winners in 2016. He is very young but the voice is the real thing. I predict a major career for him. He is also a good kid. It hasn't gone to his head. 

Donald. 

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> On Jan 30, 2017, at 08:44, Angelo Mammano <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
> Sunday afternoon I attended a surprisingly very good Onegin at Harvard's 
> Sanders Theatre.  I say surprisingly because the Boston Youth Symphony 
> Orchestras are made up of mostly very young kids - the Act 1 
> concertmaster looked to be about 10 years old and the Falstaff they did 
> several years ago wasn't up to snuff.  But the orchestras were really good 
> with a very nice string sound and good solos from the wind section.  The 
> conductor Federico Cortese is doing a great job with these young'uns.  
> 
> The semi-staged show was very close to fully staged with good direction, 
> many costume changes for the soloists and Tatyana actually had a bed to 
> lie on plus a writing desk, something you don't see every day in this opera. 
> Evelina Dobraceva  was a believable Tatyana. She looked the part, she has 
> a lovely Slavic voice, meaning that her voice with its somewhat vibrato-less 
> sound was just perfect for the role.  Markus Werba was the Onegin.  His 
> voice and appearance were impressive but Garrett Sorensen was a 
> disappointment as Lenski.  His voice is lackluster and his acting is minimal.  
> Jill Grove who seems to be MIA from the Met but very active elsewhere was 
> a good Filipyevna. The big surprise for me was the Gremin, Sava Vemic.  
> His voice was strong and full and impressive and got the longest applause 
> for his aria.  Later this season Boston will get its first Rubenstein Demon.
> 
> Angelo from Boston
> 
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