Toronto's Salute to Vienna tradition endures with popular opera/operetta arias, elegant waltzes and rousing polkas, elegant classical ballet, swanky ballroom dancing, and as many corny jokes from the maestro as one can bear. What’s not to love?
What’s that famous Christmas song lyrics that goes something like “The weather outside is frightful, but the fire is so delightful…”? If you substitute fire with opera, it pretty much sums up the scenario last evening at Roy Thomson Hall, with Bravissimo! Opera’s Greatest Hits bidding a fond farewell to 2017.