Ad Libs: My top arts events from 2010
Original post made by Rebecca Wallace, arts & entertainment editor of the Palo Alto Weekly, on Dec 30, 2010
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Stellar singer: Sasha Cooke, Music@Menlo
Two years ago, I was wide-eyed by Sasha Cooke's performance as Kitty Oppenheimer in the opera "Doctor Atomic" in New York. But as fabulous as the Met is, you do have to sit kind of far away. This summer, I saw Sasha up close at Menlo School, singing the dark and darkly humorous lullabies of Benjamin Britten. The mezzo-soprano (pictured at right) was passionate, angry and tender, with a voice that was simply sublime.
To read the other nine items in this post, go to [Web Link Ad Libs].
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