Stephen Stubbs: Pacific MusicWorks’ Semele “nothing but excellence”

Posted on May 17, 2014 in Reviews, Stephen Stubbs | No Comments
Stephen Stubbs: Pacific MusicWorks’ Semele “nothing but excellence”

“It is time to judge a bold experiment a success. When the University of Washington School of Music announced that acclaimed Seattle conductor/lutenist Stephen Stubbs would become artist-in-residence (and his organization, Pacific MusicWorks, would be ensemble-in-residence), it was unclear how the student-professional relationship would work in performances.

Now, with the debut of the groups’ production of Handel’s opera “Semele,” it is clear that this is a solid professional production, with fortunate students lifted up to a world-class level.”

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