Tag: Dana Burešová

Other Side of the Curtain

What Really Goes On Behind the Curtain When a Former Opera Singer Takes the Stage — as a Castle Concert Organizer? Enchanted Evenings By Elizabeth Haas The connection between setting and repertoire can be powerful: La Traviata at the amphitheater in Verona. Tosca lakeside at Bregenz. Don Giovanni at Průhonice Zámek? Indeed, the recent gala opera concert at Průhonice’s medieval castle complex, a stone’s toss from Prague, joins the Continental…

Wed, June 29, 2011: Enchanted Evenings

For you and your family, it’s a pleasant summer evening’s entertainment — music, drama, top stars — all in the romantic setting of a castle courtyard or castle park. But what’s it like to organize an open-air opera or opera highlights when you have to choose the right location, round up the opera singers … and hope it doesn’t rain? Elizabeth Haas takes a peek backstage for a chat with…