While the cast worked wonders collectively, the star may have been maestro Jordan de Souza. The Kapellmeister at KOB guided a Komische Oper orchestra that formed a luminous sound with Tchaikovsky’s score. One’s heart was pulled along with every melody under the baton of de Souza, who should be heard from in the future.
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Santosh Venkataraman
Opera Wire

Articles

"Canadian conductor Jordan de Souza (installed this season as the company’s main conductor) teases out individual instrumental lines to powerful effect, and encourages impactful emotional swells. "
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Katherine Syer
Bachtrack

Reviews

"Jordan de Souza led the orchestra with an extremely fine-tuned sense of colour and balance, keeping the music strictly controlled, but lyrical nonetheless."
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Richard Harris
Globe and Mail, Toronto

Interviews

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