Princeton Festival is well on its way to being a true world-class event

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Review of Threepenny Opera and Ariodante at the Princeton Festival.

If it isn’t there already, the Princeton Festival is well on its way to being a true world-class event. Certainly the quality is already present. For some years now performance quality has achieved a level that would grace any stage or venue, including the great opera houses of the world. This year’s productions upheld and advanced that standard.

This season, festival director Richard Tang Yuk tried something different – recapturing the spirit of a conflicted period in musical history.