LA Times: L.A. Opera’s ‘Pearl Fishers’: Stunning production dives deep for meaning

October 11, 2017

Daza…proved perfect foil for the secure, brightly eloquent tenor Javier Camarena, also from Mexico, making his company debut. Their duet, which opens the opera and is its best-known number, left a remarkable aftertaste of bitterness under its irresistible lyric sweetness, brilliantly setting the stage for the drama.