Recent Reviews and News

Opera Today: Tristan and Isolde

. . . . Conductor Jordan de Souza is a 35-year-old Canadian prodigy. He has already moved through career phases as a virtuoso organist and a Baroque choral conductor, and
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The Seattle Times: Seattle Opera presents a gorgeous ‘Tristan and Isolde’

Melinda Bargreen ….Fortunately, the singers and the orchestra, under the direction of conductor Jordan de Souza, also ensure that the musical values are paramount. The orchestral Prelude to Act III
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Parterre Box–Tristan and Isolde Review

. . . Jordan D’Souza directed the Seattle Symphony in a meticulously shaped, beautifully tinted and propulsive reading of Wagner’s Tristan. For a young conductor’s first take on this cornerstone of
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Seattle Opera 2022-23 Review: Tristan und Isolde

From the second bar of Richard Wagner’s “Tristan und Isolde,” in the hands of conductor Jordan De Souza, it was clear Seattle Opera’s production (which opened Saturday night and runs
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True spectacle as Robert Carsen’s Carmen is revived at Dutch National Opera

By Rose Dodd, 11 September 2022 Walking into the auditorium for Dutch National Opera’s revival of Robert Carsen’s 2009 production of Carmen there was much bustling as people claimed their seats. Glancing towards the stage gave the
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Operawire-Glyndebourne Festival Opera Review 2022: La Bohème

. .  .Jordan de Souza dashed through the early scenes with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, infusing the horseplay then (and at the top of Act four) with verve, offering a
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