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Performer: Ginger Costa-Jackson

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SeattleLa Cenerentola (Cinderella)

Rossini: La Cenerentola (Cinderella)
Gary Thor Wedow; Lindy Hume; Seattle Opera; Dan Potra; Ginger Costa-Jackson; Wallis Giunta

SeattleLa bohème

Puccini: La bohème
Joseph Colaneri; Peter Kazaras; Seattle Opera; Erhard Rom; Martin Pakledinaz; Jonathan Tetelman; Yosep Kang

BostonOdyssey Opera Ends Season with La Belle Helene

Offenbach: La Belle Hélène
Gil Rose; Frank Kelley; Odyssey Opera; Ginger Costa-Jackson; Christian Figueroa; Alan Schneider; Jaime Korkos

BrusselsLe nozze di FigaroNew production

Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Antonello Manacorda; Jean-Philippe Clarac; De Munt | La Monnaie; Benjamin Glassberg; Rick Martin; Björn Bürger

BrusselsCosì fan tutteNew production

Mozart: Così fan tutte
Antonello Manacorda; Jean-Philippe Clarac; De Munt | La Monnaie; Benjamin Glassberg; Rick Martin; Lenneke Ruiten
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Costa-Jackson's sultry Carmen in Seattle

Ginger Costa-Jackson (Carmen) © Sunny Martini
Good-time girl, hometown sweetheart, torn-apart lover, smugglers and rivals, familiar songs, a cliffhanger of a tale. 
*****
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Darkly intense Cav and cluttered Pag

The Met's new production of Cav and Pag boasted strong musical performance, but its production, despite some interesting ideas, was not completely successful.
***11
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King for a Day: Verdi's second opera at Glimmerglass

Whether you call it Un giorno di regno or “King for a Day”, Giuseppe Verdi’s second opera and his first comedy is mostly unknown. That has not stopped the Glimmerglass Festival from mounting a spirited production for its 2013 season in the Alice Busch Opera Theatre on the shores of Otsego Lake in upstate New York.
***11
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Well Sung ‘Carmen’ Triumphs at Glimmerglass

Sultry and brassy, calculating and cruel, the character Carmen is, well, hard to like. By contrast, Bizet’s opéra comique of the same name playing in repertory at Glimmerglass Festival this summer is resoundingly popular, bringing audiences to standing ovations.The shining virtue of this Glimmerglass production is the music—especially the singing.
***11
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Cosí fan tutte ou les lois de l’attraction : dans le laboratoire De Keersmaeker

G. Costa-Jackson (Despina), P. Szot (Don Alfonso), B. Antončič (Don Alfonso), M. Goudot (Despina) © Anne Van Aerschot | Opéra de Paris
Véritable précis de monadologie aux accents newtoniens, dont l’acuité et la précision le disputent à la chaleur et au charnel dans un tourbillon de couleurs, le Cosí de Keersmaeker mêle savamment mouvement et harmonie dans un geste aussi chorégraphique que musical. Pour un résultat saisissant !
*****
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