BRB’s Giselle: Midsummer Madness and Poignant Farewells

24/06/2013

  Adolphe Adam, Giselle: (Performed to the choreography of Marius Petipa after Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot, with additional material from David Bintley), Dancers from Birmingham Royal Ballet, Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Koen Kessels (conductor), Birmingham Hippodrome, 21.6.2013 (GR). Read more

Good Performances in Updated Cav and Pag

24/06/2013

 Mascagni Cavalleria Rusticana/Leoncavallo Pagliacci : Opera Holland Park / Stuart Stratford (conductor), Holland Park, London, 22.06.13 (RB) Read more

Award Winning Dance Productions at Sadlers Wells

24/06/2013

  Satie, Debussy/Sawhney, Turnage, Made at Sadler’s Wells, Afterlight (Part One), Faun, Undance: Sadler’s Wells, London, 22.6.2013. (JO’D) Read more

Two Third Symphonies by Sibelius and Lutoslawski

24/06/2013

  Sibelius, Lutoslawski: Lucy Crowe (soprano), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Edward Gardner (conductor), Symphony Hall, Birmingham, 20.6.2013 (CT)  Read more

Ravel’s “Getting Lucky” and the Melnikov Treat

24/06/2013

Bartók, Prokofiev, Ravel: Alexander Melnikov (piano), Teodor Currentzis (conductor), Munich Philharmonic, Philharmonic Hall Gasteig, Munich, .6.2012 (JFL) Read more

Eight Seasons in One Concert

23/06/2013

 Vivaldi, Piazzolla: Anna-Liisa Bezrodny, Yuri Zhislin, Carmine Lauri, Natalia Lomeiko, Oxford Philomusica, Town Hall, Cheltenham, 20.6.2013. (RJ) Read more

Adamo’s “Gospel”: Half a Fine New Opera Better Than None

23/06/2013

 Mark Adamo, The Gospel of Mary Magdalene (World Premiere): Soloists, orchestra and chorus of San Francisco Opera, War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco. 19.6.2013 (HS) Read more

The Bittersweet “Little Mortal Jumps” Shares the Stage with the Ornate “Scheherazade” and “Azimuth”

23/06/2013

 Alonzo King, Scheherazade, Azimuth: Alonzo King Lines Ballet; Alejandro Cerrudo, Little Mortal Jumps: Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 21.6.2013-23.6.2013  (JRo) Read more

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