Unflagging Energy  in Bayreuth’s Rat-Infested Lohengrin

08/08/2015

Bayreuth Festival 2015 [4] Wagner, Lohengrin: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival / Alain Altinoglu (conductor), Festspielhaus, Bayreuth, 4.8.2015. (JPr)

Photo credit Enrico Nawrath Lohengrin final scene of Act II

Photo credit Enrico Nawrath Lohengrin final scene of Act II

Read more

Der fliegende Holländer becomes Parable of Today’s Consumerist World

08/08/2015

  Bayreuth Festival 2015 [3] Wagner, Der fliegende Holländer: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival. / Axel Kober (conductor). Festspielhaus, Bayreuth, 3.8.2015. (JPr)

Der fliegende Holländer becomes Parable of Today's Consumerist World

Der fliegende Holländer becomes Parable of Today’s Consumerist World

Read more

Compelling Staging In Musically Outstanding Tristan und Isolde

06/08/2015

  Bayreuth Festival 2015 [2] Wagner, Tristan und Isolde: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival / Christian Thielemann (conductor),  Festspielhaus, Bayreuth, 2.8.2015. (JPr)

Photo c Enrico Nawrath - Tristan und Isolde Act I

Photo c Enrico Nawrath – Tristan und Isolde Act I

Read more

Making Parsifal Accessible to the Younger Generation

06/08/2015

  Bayreuth Festival 2015[1] Richard Wagner für Kinder – Parsifal: Soloists and Musicians of the Brandenburgisches Staatsorchester Frankfurt (Oder) / Boris Schäfer. (conducor), Probebühne IV, Bayreuth Festspielhaus, 2.8.2013. (JPr)

20150725_171109-500

Photo c Jörg Schulze – the Flowermaidens in Richard Wagner für Kinder – Parsifal

Read more

Recent Reviews

MW

Facebook-button-1

Season Previews

__________________________________
  • 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! The Twelfth English Music Festival Coming Soon in May 2018 __________________________________
  • NEW! Kenneth MacMillan’s The Sleeping Beauty at the London Coliseum in June __________________________________
  • 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 __________________________________
  • NEW! Let’s Dance International Frontiers (LDIF) 2018 Celebrates its Eighth Year __________________________________
  • NEW! Gloucester Choral Society’s Hubert Parry’s Centenary Celebrations in May 2018 __________________________________
  • NEW! Chess at the London Coliseum from 26 April for 5 Weeks __________________________________
  • 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! The London Orchestra Project’s Metamorphosen on 27 May at LSO St Luke’s __________________________________
  • NEW! MARKUS POSCHNER IN CONVERSATION WITH GREGOR TASSIE __________________________________
  • NEW! 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! A First Charity Classical Music Concert at Finchcocks on 27 May __________________________________
  • 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 __________________________________
  • Search S&H

    Archives by Week

    Archives by Month