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Charlise Tiee

Charlise Tiee is a writer and painter. She reviews performances of classical music and audience behavior at The Opera Tattler.

Articles by this Author

Opera Review
March 7, 2017

A gentle comic take on Cervantes’ famous novel, with a lovely score.

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Opera Review
October 18, 2016

The ambitious company’s production had lively acting and singing, but a few misfires in the orchestra pit.

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Opera Review
September 20, 2016

Superb performances animated this traditional staging of Donizetti’s classic.

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Choral Review
August 23, 2016

Music Director Robert Geary’s intimate knowledge of Verdi’s choral masterpiece anchored a strong, if flawed, performance.

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Opera Review
May 23, 2016

Excellent singing was at the fore of a genuinely funny operatic comedy from 1679.

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Opera Review
February 23, 2016

With several standout performances by the leads, West Bay Opera’s gamble on Russian opera pays handsome dividends.

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Opera Review
February 16, 2016

Opera San Jose’s Carmen, which opened on Feb. 13, works well for the opera neophyte.

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Opera Review
January 26, 2016

The young company makes the most of its strong cast in a compact, economical staging.

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Opera Review
November 16, 2015

The company’s latest production of Mozart’s classic opera misses the mark dramatically and emotionally.

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Opera Review
September 15, 2015

Despite some hiccups with staging and music, soprano Olga Chernisheva was riveting in the title role.

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Opera Review
July 13, 2015

Festival Opera makes a comeback with its contemporary production of Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos.

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Opera Review
June 16, 2015

Mozart's brilliant opera provided needed comic relief at the War Memorial Opera House.

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Opera Review
May 25, 2015

The ambitious production overcomes what appeared to be opening night jitters with its fantastic cast.

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Opera Review
May 18, 2015

The symphony closes out the season with Leonard Bernstein’s comic operetta.

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Opera Review
April 21, 2015

For the last production of its season, OSJ has hit the mark.

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