Review: Marble City Opera’s ‘Ghosts of Crosstown’

Already in its short existence, Knoxville’s chamber opera company, Marble City Opera, has sought to transport us to western barrooms, garden parties, Parisian garrets, and New York City apartments. Last evening, though, the destination was the old vacant, art deco Sears Crosstown Building in Memphis, a journey that depended on the audience looking past the…

Review: Fabulous Vocal Performances in Marble City Opera’s ‘La Femme Bohème’

Marble City Opera’s latest production, La Femme Bohème, opened this past weekend at the Old City’s NV Nightclub in its continuing survey of refreshing out-of-the-ordinary venues — and with its continuing penchant for fabulous, knock-your-socks-off vocal performances. [It continues on Saturday this week at 7:30 p.m.] The work, of course, is Puccini’s La Bohème performed with an…