With Turandot, a turning point [Creative Loafing]

Will a new venue provide Atlanta Opera’s springboard to success?

by Mark Gresham


SOUND ADVICE: “If we can sing easily and softly, relax and let the sound flow, that’s a hall in which you’re going to hear great performances,” says lyric tenor Philip Webb, who portrays Calàf in Atlanta Opera’s season-opening production of Turandot. (credit: Joeff Davis)

“I came to opera not as a person who was a lover of the art or even classical music,” says lyric tenor Philip Webb. “Actually, I really dissed opera itself for quite a while. I thought being in opera was the farthest thing away from what I was supposed to do.” … • READ MORE on Creative Loafing-Atlanta