Jim Farber

Review: 'Kiri Te Kanawa'


You have to give Dame Kiri Te Kanawa a lot of credit. She attempted the impossible -- to convert the vast open spaces of the Greek Theater into an intimate recital hall. And she almost succeeded.


Review: 'Rigoletto'


Rigoletto," Giuseppe Verdi's powerful opera of revenge, passion and lechery, receives a creaky, essentially traditional rendition at the hands of the Los Angeles Music Center Opera. And even though…

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