Articles by Thomas May

Thomas May

Trying to rethink Madama Butterfly at Seattle Opera

By , 06 August 2017
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Bewitched, bothered, and bewildered: Alcina casts some surprising spells in Santa Fe

By , 30 July 2017
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Mahler's Fifth by way of Ligeti in Seattle

By , 25 June 2017
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Thomas Dausgaard and Seattle Symphony climb Strauss' magic mountain

By , 16 June 2017
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Changing of the guard: Jonathan Crow takes the reins at Toronto Summer Music Festival ... and celebrates his country’s 150th birthday

By , 02 June 2017
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A bold joint venture by Gidon Kremer and András Keller

By , 22 May 2017
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“More Light! More Light!” Morlot and the Seattle Symphony tackle Beethoven's Fifth

By , 24 March 2017
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Elgar's Dream a transformative experience at Seattle Symphony

By , 05 December 2016
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Learning to listen: Fallujah brings the Iraq War to the opera stage

By , 21 November 2016
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Hansel and Gretel at Seattle Opera: Laurent Pelly's cautionary fairy-tale

By , 17 October 2016
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The Joyce of Music: Seattle Symphony's opening night

By , 19 September 2016
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Fascinating rhythms: new music from Anna Clyne and classics by Gershwin and Beethoven make a stimulating mix at the SSO

By , 10 June 2016
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“It was a dark and stormy night”: Seattle Opera's intensely riveting Flying Dutchman explodes the cliches

By , 08 May 2016
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Maria Stuarda at Seattle Opera: Donizetti fever rages on from coast to coast

By , 10 March 2016
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A bright Mahlerian cosmos from Dudamel and the LA Philharmonic

By , 04 March 2016
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Arresting aristos make for a fine Figaro in Seattle

By , 17 January 2016
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Aurora chorealis: Seattle Pro Musica takes audience on an illuminating yuletide journey

By , 13 December 2015
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A chair and a cello: Yo-Yo Ma shows what matters in Seattle

By , 09 December 2015
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A noble attempt: Thomas Dausgaard leads the Seattle Symphony in Mahler's Tenth

By , 23 November 2015
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Music for a While: Beguiled by Beethoven and John Luther Adams in Los Angeles

By , 15 November 2015
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