Mariotti Produces Nicely Integrated Sound in Met’s Il Barbiere

24/11/2014

 Rossini, The Barber of Seville Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera / Michele Mariotti (conductor), Transmitted live to Duke of York Cinema, Brighton 22.11.14 (RB)

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Vivaldi, Rossini, Faure, Head and Hahn (medici.tv broadcast):

07/11/2014

Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano), David Zobel (piano), Carnegie Hall, New York City. 11.4.2014 (RDA) Read more

Fresh and Invigorating Carmen Despite Technical Hitches

03/11/2014

 Bizet, Carmen: The Metropolitan Opera,  Pablo Heras-Casado (conductor), Transmitted live to Duke of York Cinema, Brighton, 01.11.2014. (RB) Read more

New Met Carmen: A Mixed Blend

03/11/2014

 Bizet, Carmen (Met Opera HD Broadcast): Soloists, Metropolitan Opera and Chorus, Pablo Heras-Casado (conductor), New York, NY, 1.11.2014 (RDA) Read more

Resplendent Sound from Royal Opera Orchestra in Early Verdi

29/10/2014

 ROH Cinema 2014/15, Verdi, I due Foscari: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden / Sir Antonio Pappano.(conductor), Directed for live cinema by Jonathan Haswell and broadcast to the Empire Cinema, Basildon, Essex. 27.10.2014. (JPr) Read more

A Lady Macbeth to Be Reckoned With

15/10/2014

  Verdi, Macbeth: (Met Opera HD Broadcast): Soloists, Metropolitan Opera and Chorus, Fabio Luisi (conductor), New York, NY, 11.10.14 (RDA) Read more

Stirring Performances in Met’s Macbeth

13/10/2014

 Verdi, Macbeth: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York, conducted by Fabio Luisi. Broadcast to the Odeon Cinema, Chelmsford, Essex, 11.9.2014. (JPr)

Netrebko as Lady Macbeth c Marty Sohl & Metropolitan Opera

Netrebko as Lady Macbeth c Marty Sohl & Metropolitan Opera

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Glyndebourne’s Low-key Traviata Fails to Convince

11/08/2014

  Glyndebourne Festival 2014 – Verdi, La traviata: Soloists, Glyndebourne Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra / Sir Mark Elder (conductor). Filmed ‘live’ at the Glyndebourne Theatre and seen at the Barbican Cinema, London, 10.8.2014. (JPr)

 

Glyndebourne la Traviata Image:  Richard Hubert Smith

Glyndebourne Traviata Image: Richard Hubert Smith

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