NEA Opera Honors: Frank Corsaro Tribute

Over the course of more than 50 years, Frank Corsaro has brought his keen director's eye to countless opera productions, always displaying a rare understanding for the balance of words and music. During his long, rich association with the New York City Opera as well as with Carlisle Floyd, with whom he has worked at many companies. At City Opera, Corsaro's legendary productions include those of traditional fare such as La Traviata, Faust and Madama Butterfly, as well as those of new or lesser-known works, including Lee Hoiby's Summer and Smoke and Borodin's Prince Igor.