Reviews: Salome Premiere at Palm Beach Opera

PB Opera’s impressive ‘Salome’ worth the wait

Palm Beach Opera waited some 18 years to re-stage Salome. Aside from its controversial theme, it requires an enlarged opera and top-notch singers. Given the success of the current production, it was well worth the wait.
Conducted by Roberto Paternostro, the all-star cast gave a memorable staging of the opera. [...]
So it was rewarding to see the Palm Beach Opera Orchestra shining under Paternostro. It was the orchestra’s best performance in years. The distinguished maestro was able to get the best from the musicians.

Read full article: Palm Beach Daily News 

In his PBO debut, conductor Roberto Paternostro superbly rendered the demanding score, with heroic brass and lush strings capturing the kaleidoscopic colors and shifts.  

Read full articlei South Florida Classical Review 

Richard Strauss: Salome

Premiere at Palm Beach opera, March 15, 2013

Herod: Thomas Moser
Herodias: Denyce Graves-Montgomery
Salome: Erika Sunnegårdh
Jochanaan: Ryan McKinny
Narraboth: Nathaniel Peake

Conductor: Roberto Paternostro
Director: Renaud Doucet
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