Some Highlights and Many Longueurs in Verdi’s Sicilian Vespers

25/11/2013

 Verdi, Les Vêpres siciliennes (in a new production by Stefan Herheim): Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House conducted by Antonio Pappano. Broadcast to the Odeon Cinema, Chelmsford, Essex. 4.11.2013. (JPr)

LES VÊPRES SICILIENNES;

LES VÊPRES SICILIENNES;

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The Met’s Tosca Is Compelling To Watch On The Big Screen

11/11/2013

 Puccini, Tosca: Soloists, chorus and orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York, conducted by Riccardo Frizza. The Met Live in HD broadcast to the Odeon Cinema, Chelmsford,   9.11.2013. (JPr)

 

Tosca Patricia Racette as tosca roberto lagna-ascavaradossi-photo by ken howard

TOSCA:Patricia Racette as Tosca Roberto Alagna as Cavaradossi
Photo by Ken Howard

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Obscure Opera Boasts Bel Canto Stylist

02/11/2013

 Gasparo Spontini, La Vestale: Soloists, Cercle de l’Harmonie, Chœur Aedes, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées (medici.tv broadcast), Paris. 23.10.2013 (RDA) Read more

Carlos Acosta’s Quest For The Don Quixote Of His Dreams

18/10/2013

 Minkus (arr. Martin Yates), Don Quixote: Soloists, Corps de ballet and Royal Opera House Orchestra / Martin Yates (conductor). Broadcast to the Odeon Cinema, Chelmsford, Essex. 16.10.2013. (JPr)

 

Don Quixote by Petipa,The Royal Ballet, 2013, Credit : Johan Persson

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A Fine Eugene Onegin in HD from The Met

08/10/2013

Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin: Soloists, The Metropolitan Opera Chorus & Orchestra / Valery Gergiev (conductor). The Metropolitan Opera Live in HD,  5.10.2013. (RB) Read more

2001: A Space Odyssey: Live and on Film

08/10/2013

 2001: A Space Odyssey Live: Philharmonia Orchestra and Voices, Benjamin Wallfisch (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 7.10.2013 (GDn) Read more

Royal Opera Returns to the Screen with Turandot

20/09/2013

 Puccini, Turandot: Soloists, Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra / Henrik Nánási (conductor) in Andrei Serban’s 1984 production with designs by Sally Jacobs. Broadcast to The May Fair Hotel, Mayfair, London. 18.9.2013. (JPr)

LINDSTROM AS TURANDOT, BERTI AS CALAF (C) KENTON ROH

Lise Lindstrom (Turandot) & Marco Berti (Calaf) (c) Tristam Kenton/ROH

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Mixed Results for Pappano’s Don Carlo (Rebroadcast)

26/08/2013

 Verdi, Don Carlo: Soloists, Members of the Young Singers Project, Vienna State Opera Chorus Antonio Pappano (conductor), Agnes Méth (film director), Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria. 16.8.2013 (RDA) Read more

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