It`s enough just with the shudder of a lyre string we can be taken to the deepest section of the avernus or to the sublime ecstasy of the glory…
Camelia la Texana, Únicamente La Verdad en Long Beach Opera
Peter Lefevre...Enivia carried the title role, moving from brutal drug maven to misunderstood retiree with poise and conviction — a deep, throaty, resonant voice and a strong emotive connection to the text, this was a woman in full. In the finale, Mendoza in a fluid, entrancing, unaccompanied solo, closed matters with mystery and defiance. The angelic beauty of Ortiz's melody had all the more impact, considering that just a few minutes earlier we had been watching a severed head in full flight.
© Enivia Muré 2018