Honors: Karen Brown Arts In Brief
I looked into the history of Black opera in Kansas City and talked with some of our local performers, Roberta Gumbel and Robert McNichols, Jr.
Social distanced, masked, and online: the William Baker Festival Singers' holiday concert. You can read my review, or check out my daughter's review. One benefit of all this is that my kids can watch shows with me, can snuggle up, their talking doesn't disturb anybody (they have a lot of questions, mostly about snacks) or... Continue Reading →
"The Lyric Opera of Kansas City’s newest venture, which will undoubtedly please their loyal patron base, is “Opera in Eight Parts,” a sort of hybrid recital/tasting menu which introduces the major points of opera’s development from the 16th into the 21st century. As the pandemic and social isolation have dragged on, three things are apparent. We are... Continue Reading →