Liam Scarlett’s Cygnet for the Royal Ballet is Not Yet a Fully-fledged New Swan Lake

14/06/2018

Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: Dancers of The Royal Ballet and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Koen Kessels (conductor). Directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon and relayed to Cineworld Basildon, Essex. 12.6.2018. (JPr)

Marianela Nuñez & Vadim Muntagirov in Swan Lake (c) Tristram Kenton

Read more

Daniel McCormick Wins English National Ballet’s Emerging Dancer 2018

12/06/2018

English National Ballet Emerging Dancer 2018: Nominated dancers, English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor). Live streamed from London Coliseum, London, 11.6.2018. (JPr)

ED1

Winner of the 2018 Emerging Dancer Award, Daniel McCormick © Laurent Liotardo

Read more

The Met’s Excellent Production of Massenet’s Delectable Cendrillon

01/05/2018

Massenet, Cendrillon:  Cast, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York / Bertrand de Billy (Conductor), Broadcast live to the Dundonald Omniplex Cinema in Belfast from the Metropolitan Opera in New York, 28.4.2018. (RB)

Alice Coote & Joyce DiDonato in Massenet’s Cendrillon (c) Ken Howard

Read more

Yoncheva, Beczała and Ageless Domingo Headline a Memorable Luisa Miller from the Met

15/04/2018

Verdi, Luisa Miller: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York / Bertrand de Billy (conductor), Met Live in HD broadcast to the Cineworld Basildon, Essex, 14.4.2018. (JPr)

Plácido Domingo (Miller) & Sonya Yoncheva (Luisa) (c) Chris Lee

Read more

The Met’s Così fan tutte Redeemed by Fine Musical Performances

03/04/2018

Mozart, Così fan tutte: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York / David Robertson (Conductor), Broadcast live to the Dundonald Omniplex Cinema, Belfast, from the Metropolitan Opera, New York, 31.3.2018. (RB)

Serena Malfi (Dorabella) in Così fan tutte (c) Marty Sohl

Read more

The Royal Ballet’s Triple Bill Celebrates the Bernstein Centenary

28/03/2018

Bernstein Centenary – Yugen, The Age of Anxiety & Corybantic Games: Dancers of The Royal Ballet, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Koen Kessels & Barry Wordsworth (conductors). Directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon and broadcast to Cineworld Basildon from The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London. 27.3.2018. (JPr)

Corybantic Games. Artists of The Royal Ballet. -® ROH, 2018. Photographed by Andrej Uspenski (2).

Artists of The Royal Ballet in Corybantic Games (c) Andrej Uspenski

Read more

The Met’s Semiramide Lacks Dramatic Tension Despite Some Beautiful Singing

11/03/2018

Rossini, Semiramide: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Metropolitan Opera, New York / Maurizio Benini (conductor). Broadcast Live in HD from the Metropolitan Opera to Cineworld Basildon, Essex, 10.3.2018. (JPr)

semi

Semiramide Act I (c) Ken Howard/Met Opera

Read more

Anna Goryachova Beguilingly Stares Down the Camera for Royal Opera’s Carmen in Cinemas

09/03/2018

Bizet, Carmen: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Jakub Hrůša (conductor). Directed for the screen by Pati Marr and broadcast to Cineworld Basildon from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London. 6.3.2018. (JPr)

Anna Goryachova (Carmen) (c) Bill Cooper

Read more

Next Page »

Recent Reviews

MW

Facebook-button-1

Season Previews

__________________________________
  • NEW! Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
 in 2018/2019 __________________________________
  • NEW! Edinburgh Sunday International Concerts Series in 2018/19 __________________________________
  • NEW! Salzburg Whitsun Festival 7 – 10 June 2019 __________________________________
  • NEW! Bolshoi Ballet 2018/19 UK Cinema Season __________________________________
  • NEW! Opera Holland Park’s 2018 Season Begins Soon __________________________________
  • NEW! 2018-2019 Geneva Grand Theâtre Season __________________________________
  • NEW! 2018/19 Hallé Season in Manchester __________________________________
  • NEW! 2018/19 Tonhalle Orchestra Zürich __________________________________
  • NEW! 2018/19 CBSO at Symphony Hall, Birmingham __________________________________
  • NEW! 2018/19 BBC NOW in Cardiff and Swansea __________________________________
  • NEW! English National Opera in 2018/19 __________________________________
  • NEW! The 2018/19 Birmingham Classical Season __________________________________
  • NEW! Kelli O’Hara and Ken Watanabe Star in The King and I at the London Palladium __________________________________
  • NEW! The 2018 BBC Proms __________________________________
  • NEW! Bampton Classical Opera Celebrates its 25th Anniversary with Nicolò Isouard’s Cinderella __________________________________
  • NEW! Pop-Up Opera’s 2018 Mozart Double Bill __________________________________
  • NEW! Zurich Opera in 2018/2019 __________________________________
  • Subscribe to Review Summary Newsletter

    Reviews by Reviewer

    News and Featured Articles

    __________________________________
  • NEW! Abandoned Liszt Opera Sardanapalo Premieres in Weimar in August __________________________________
  • NEW! THE TENOR RUSSELL THOMAS IN CONVERSATION WITH MARGARIDA MOTA-BULL __________________________________
  • NEW! RAFAL BLECHACZ IN CONVERSATION WITH GEOFFREY NEWMAN __________________________________
  • NEW! MARKUS POSCHNER IN CONVERSATION WITH GREGOR TASSIE __________________________________
  • UPDATED! Chelsea Opera Group Perform Massenet’s Thaïs at the Cadogan Hall on 23 June __________________________________
  • UPDATED! Carly Paoli Sings for Chelsea Pensioners, at Cadogan Hall, and Signs for Sony/ATV __________________________________
  • NEW! A Q&A WITH ITALIAN BARITONE FRANCO VASSALLO __________________________________
  • NEW! MICHAEL SANDERLING IN CONVERSATION WITH GREGOR TASSIE __________________________________
  • NEW! HOW TO CONTACT SEEN AND HEARD INTERNATIONAL __________________________________
  • NEW! Trinity Laban Moves to Abolish All-Male Composer Concerts __________________________________
  • NEW! ARABELLA STEINBACHER IN CONVERSATION WITH GREGOR TASSIE __________________________________
  • NEW! THE CONDUCTOR LAURENCE EQUILBEY IN CONVERSATION WITH COLIN CLARKE __________________________________
  • NEW! A Q&A WITH LISETTE OROPESA AS SHE RETURNS TO LA OPERA FOR ORFEO ED EURIDICE __________________________________
  • NEW! A Q&A WITH ANDREA CARÈ AS HE RETURNS TO COVENT GARDEN AS DON JOSÉ __________________________________
  • Search S&H

    Archives by Week

    Archives by Month