Bad Boy Jean Kalman

Thanks to a bit of cultural synchronicity, French LD Jean Kalman designed the lighting for Il Ritorno d'Ulisse in Patria and L'Incoronazione di Poppea, two of the three operas presented in Brooklyn Academy of Music's (BAM) Monteverdi Cycle this spring. It was a wonderful opportunity to see these early-17th-century pieces, as well as two very different instances of Kalman's lighting techniques.

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