Opera North’s Magnificent Das Rheingold Comes to London

30/06/2016

Wagner Das Rheingold – semi-staged concert performance: Soloists and Orchestra of Opera North / Richard Farnes (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 28.6.2016. (CC)

DAS RHEINGOLD by Wagner;Opera North;Leeds Town Hall; Leads, UK;21 April 2016;YVONNE HOWARD  as Fricka (left);GISELLE ALLEN as Freia;MATS ALMGREN as Fafner;Credit: © CLIVE BARDA/ ArenaPAL;

ON’s Das Rheingold Yvonne Howard (Fricka), Giselle Allen (Freia) & Mats Almgren (Fafner)
© Clive Barda/ArenaPAL

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Tosca in All Its Fiery, Tragic Glory

30/06/2016

Puccini, Tosca: Soloists, Chorus and Children’s Chorus of Opernhaus Zürich, Philharmonia Zürich / Fabio Luisi (conductor), Opernhaus Zürich, 28.6.2016. (RP)

Opernhaus Zürich - Tosca 2015/2016 (c) Judith Schlosser

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Glyndebourne Captures Earthiness of The Cunning Little Vixen

30/06/2016

Janáček, The Cunning Little Vixen: Soloists, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Glyndebourne Chorus, Jakub Hrůša (Conductor), Glyndebourne, 25.06.16. (RB)

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The Cunning Little Vixen (c) Richard Hubert Smith

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Women are Just Like That

30/06/2016

Mozart, Così fan tutte – in concert form: Chorus and Orchestra of Santa Cecilia Rome. Conductor, Semyon Bychkov. Sala Santa Cecilia, Parco della Musica Rome, 27.6.2016. (JB) Read more

A Thought-Provoking Marriage of Figaro at Longborough

29/06/2016

Mozart, Le Nozze di Figaro: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Longborough Festival Opera / Robert Houssart (conductor), Longborough, 29.6.2016. (RJ)

Grant Doyle (Figaro) and Beate Mondal (Susanna) (c) Matthew Williams-Ellis

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A Fortepiano, Expertly Played, Illuminates Lieder by Beethoven

29/06/2016

Beethoven: Matthias Goerne (baritone), Kristian Bezuidenhout (fortepiano). Wigmore Hall, London, 27.6.2016. (MB) Read more

A Dazzling Recital by Benjamin Grosvenor

29/06/2016

Mendelssohn, Chopin, Ravel, Liszt: Benjamin Grosvenor (piano), Wigmore Hall, London, 24.6.2016. (RB) Read more

A Varied Programme Expertly Performed by Oliver Zeffman and the Melos Sinfonia

29/06/2016

Dutilleux, Haydn, and Rimsky-Korsakov: Martyn Jackson (violin), Bartholomew LaFollette (cello), Melos Sinfonia/Oliver Zeffman (conductor). Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke’s, London, 25.6.2016. (MB) Read more

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