Mieczyslaw Weinberg’s “The Passenger” at the Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan

Last night I attended a performance by Houston Grand Opera forces of Mieczyslaw Weinberg’s “The Passenger,” which was imported north under the auspices of Lincoln Center Festival.  The Armory’s huge space was a perfect setting for the enormous multi-stage set designed by Johan Engels for this production conceived by David Pountney and conducted by Patrick Summers.  This was the second of three presentations of this production at the Armory.

Prior to the opera performance, we … <Read More>