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Subject: Re: Cambridge Onegin
From: Kenneth Bleeth <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Kenneth Bleeth <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Mon, 30 Jan 2017 12:45:29 -0500
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Vemić was born in 1987, so he's not "very young." It's a trifle
condescending to call him "a good kid." We're in agreement about his talent.

On Mon, Jan 30, 2017 at 12:32 PM, Donald S <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> 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.
>
> Sent from my iPad
>
> > 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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