Andrew Stuckey, in town to sing the title role in Verdi’s “Falstaff” with Winter Opera, stopped his car along Arsenal Street last week. The baritone grabbed his cell phone and snapped a selfie in front of a faded Falstaff beer ad.
It has been a thrilling week for Steven Jarvi. In the same week, he has fulfilled two lifelong dreams. He has been appointed to a job he has dreamed of his whole life and is conducting an opera he has always dreamed of conducting.
The job is Resident Conductor of the St. Louis Symphony and the opera is Puccini’s “Tosca” which Jarvi conducts with Winter Opera Saint Louis in performances March 8 and 10 at Chaminade.
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