Britten’s Music–Not Merely Chromatic but Polychromatic

14/06/2013

 Britten and Gjeilo: Soloists, Seattle Choral Company, Freddie Coleman (conductor), Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 8.6.2013 (BJ) Read more

Swooning, Blaring, Shaking, Jumping in Copland Clarinet Concerto

14/06/2013

 Stravinsky, Shostakovich, Copland, Marsalis: Mark Nuccio (clarinet) New York Philharmonic, Alan Gilbert (conductor), Avery Fisher Hall, New York City. 1.6.2013 (DS) Read more

A Worthy “Resurrection” Signals a Departure

13/06/2013

  Mahler: Kristen Vogel Lindenmuth (soprano), Sarah Mattox (mezzo-soprano), University Symphony, University Chorale (Giselle Wyers, director), UW Chamber Singers (Geoffrey Boers, director), Jonathan Pasternack (conductor), Meany Hall, Seattle, 7.6.2013 (BJ) Read more

La Fanciulla del West : First Rate Production By Christof Loy

12/06/2013

 Puccini: La Fanciulla del West, Frankfurter Opern und Museumsorchester, Male Chorus Oper Frankfurt, Sebastian Weigle (conductor), Opernhaus Frankfurt, 9.6.2013 (JMI) Read more

Rhythmic Vitality and Artistic Licence in Garsington’s Entführung

12/06/2013

  Mozart, Die Entführung aus dem Serail:  Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Garsington Opera/William Lacey (conductor), Wormsley, 9.6.2013 (RJF) Read more

Garsington Gives Rossini’s Maometto II its British Premiere

12/06/2013

  Rossini, Maometto II: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra  of Garsington Opera / David Parry (conductor). Wormsley. (RJF)  Read more

Roland Petit’s Coppélia starring Sergei Polunin opens at the London Coliseum in one month

12/06/2013

  The Moscow Stanislavsky Ballet debuts Coppélia at the London Coliseum . 6 performances only Thursday 11th to 14th July 2013 Read more

Two Disparate Operas: Nothing in Common But Quality

11/06/2013

 Purcell: Dido and Aeneas, Bartók: Bluebeard’s Castle:  Frankfurter Opern und Museumsorchester, Chor der Oper Frankfurt, Steven Sloane (conductor), Opernhaus Frankfurt, 8.6.2013 (JMI) Read more

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