HGO’s Ariadne, an opera about opera, is both serious and funny.
Houston Press – By D.L. Groover Wednesday, May 4 2011
The physical production of Houston Grand Opera’s Ariadne auf Naxos is ravishing. But just wait until you hear the sublime music and the singing.
“…Claycomb, playing flirt Zerbinetta, sings one of the most difficult coloratura arias in any opera, “Grossmachtige Prinzessin,” her ode to lust and her own jolly unfaithfulness. An absolute delight, she justifiably brings down the house with this showstopper….”
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