One of the many reasons why we love Marcelo? Dude has a way with words:
Oh and he also thinks opera blogs are the cancer of the opera world!
“I’m very engaged with the production,” Alvarez announces, explaining that this Aïda is no “earthy” Egypt but a mix of evocative ancient traditions: Aztec Mexico, Ancient Greece and samurai warriors. “It looks a little like Stargate [the sci-fi TV series],” he beams.