In a way, as perfect as an opera performance can get... a performance that can only be described as an object lesson in how to perform opera. The Berkshire Opera Festival has, within less than a week, made itself indispensable.
- Michael Miller, Madama Butterfly, The Berkshire Review for the Arts, August 2016
“The Berkshire Opera Festival […] has struck me with awe.”
- Joel Rozen, Rigoletto, The New York Times, August 2018
Jonathon Loy, New York City and Berkshire based, is the Director of Production and Co-Founder of Berkshire Opera Festival, a summer festival in Western Massachusetts, that produced its first full festival season during the summer of 2016 to great critical and popular acclaim, restoring fully-produced opera to the Berkshire region. Mr. Loy is also a Guest Director on the Staging Staff of the Metropolitan Opera in New York City since 2009, and a 2002 OPERA America Fellowship winner... more