3.6 out of 5
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It's opening night of Vincenzo Bellini's new opera I Puritani in Paris, and the Italian composer is determined to win the adulation of not only his audience, but his colleagues and rivals as well.
When the curtain falls, will a thunderous ovation cement his prominence?
Or has Bellini unwittingly composed his own swan song?
Blending 21st-century language with the timeless beauty of 19th-century bel canto opera, GOLDEN AGE portrays the final act of an artist whose desire for greatness has eclipsed all else.