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18 Aug 2008

Berkshire's 'Figaro' opera a treat

By JOSEPH DALTON [, 17 August 2008]

PITTSFIELD, Mass. -- Spying through moist vision a neighboring audience member wiping her own eyes is a pretty good indication that something transcendent and timeless has happened onstage. It's all the more wondrous when the prompting is not a mournful overplayed death scene but two young lovers reconciling as they wrestle about on the ground.

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