REVIEWS: La traviata

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

“Conductor Christopher Allen does brilliant work, especially in his subtle control of dynamics-from the first soft strains of the overture, like a gentle breath of strings, to the poignant reprise of that melody in the final moments. The rather large orchestra beautifully supports, never dominates the voices."

NEWS: Christopher Allen to Music Direct 70th Anniversary Tour

Bel Canto Trio 

The Bel Canto Trio's 70th anniversary will be celebrated with a tour featuring today's internationally acclaimed rising opera stars: soprano Hailey Clark, tenor Joshua Guerrero, and bass-baritone Nicholas Brownlee with music director Christopher Allen. The trio will perform the original program that toured the United States in the 1947/1948 season, performed by Mario Lanza, George London, and Frances Yeend.