Articles and Reviews

STAGE AND CINEMA REVIEWS OUR PRODUCTION OF ELIXIR - JUNE 2013

Falling for Donizetti's Valley Girl - by Barnaby Hughes, Stage and Cinema

Click here to read the Stage and Cinema review of our raucously successful remount of Donizetti's Elixir of Love.

CENTER STAGE OPERA FEATURED IN LOS ANGELES TIMES - JUNE 2011

Center Stage Opera's 'Marie's Orchard' takes a page from Willa Cather - by David Ng, LA Times

Click here to read the LA Times Calendar Section feature on the world premiere of Marie's Orchard.

CENTER STAGE OPERA FEATURED IN LOS ANGELES TIMES - FEB 2010

Center Stage Opera Wants Your Attention - by Yvonne Villarreal, LA Times

Click here to read the LA Times Culture Monster feature on Center Stage Opera, including links to the print article and photo gallery.

REVIEW: LE NOZZE DI FIGARO - FEB 2009

Center Stage Opera's The Marriage of Figaro - by Jonathan Weichsel, The Valley Scene Magazine

"Since 2005, Center Stage Opera has been bringing operatic classics to the San Fernando Valley Area. Center Stage Opera focuses squarely on the music, singing, and acting. Center Stage Opera is going strong in its fourth year, and shows no sign of letting up." Click here to continue reading...

REVIEW: L'ELISIR D'AMORE - SEPT 2007

What Adina Knows: Review of L'Elisir d'Amore - by Dr. Jim Lundstrom

"Center Stage Opera opened their 2007-8 season last night with a return to Donizetti that was nothing short of triumphant." Click here to continue reading...

REVIEW: ROMEO ET JULIETTE - JUNE 2007

Center Stage Opera Breathes Life into Gounod Masterpiece - by Dr. Jim Lundstrom

"Center Stage Opera brought its recent season to a triumphant conclusion Saturday evening, June 23, 2007, with a moving, lyrical production of Gounod's Romeo et Juliette at Canoga Park's Madrid Theatre. All of the company's strengths, and they are plentiful, were on display for the virtually sold-out crowd." Click here to continue reading...

REVIEW: LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR - OCT 2005

Group's Third Performance Furthers Efforts to Establish Opera Following in North Valley - by Allyson Parks, North Valley Community News

"Center Stage Opera, which is continuing its efforts to bring top level opera to the North Valley, delivered an exquisite performance of Gaetano Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor at Temple Ahavat Shalom in Northridge in October." Click here to continue reading...

REVIEW: CENTER STAGE OPERA IN CONCERT - AUG 2005

Opera Group Looks to North Valley for Permanent Home - by Allyson Parks, North Valley Community News

"Performing for only the second time after being founded early this year, Center Stage Opera delivered a beautiful and classic selection of operatic pieces during its August 20 performance at the Madrid Theatre in Canoga Park." Click here to continue reading...