High Entertainment from the Royal Ballet’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

19/12/2014

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland 25 February 2011 ALICE by Wheeldon

Zenaida Yanowsky as The Queen of Hearts (c) Johan Persson/ROH

 Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (part of the Royal Opera House’s 2014/15 Live Cinema Season): Soloists, corps de ballet and Royal Opera House Orchestra conducted by David Briskin. Directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon and broadcast to Basildon Empire, Basildon, Essex. 16.12.2014. (JPr) Read more

A Moving Meistersinger from the Met

15/12/2014

 Wagner, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York / James Levine (conductor). Broadcast to the Odeon Cinema, Chelmsford, Essex, 13.12.2014. (JPr)

Michael Volle (Sachs) and Annette Dasch (Eva) c Ken Howard and the Metropolitan Opera (1)-500

Michael Volle (Sachs) and Annette Dasch (Eva) c Ken Howard and the Metropolitan Opera


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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

Committed Dancing in Richly Textured Manon

18/10/2014

 Massenet, Manon: Dancers of The Royal Ballet, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Orchestra / Martin Yates. (conductor). Directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon and broadcast to the Ham Yard Hotel, Soho, London. 16.10.2014. (JPr)

Manon (c) Mikhail Logvinov

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