Outstanding Staging and Conducting at the Macerata Otello

18/08/2016

Macerata Opera Festival 2 – Verdi, Otello: Orchestra Regionale delle Marche, Coro Lirico Marchigiani Vincenzo Bellini, Children’s Chorus Pueri Cantores D. Zamberletti / Riccardo Frizza (conductor). Sferisterio of Macerata 13.8.2016. (JB)

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Macerata Opera Festival’s Otello (c) MOF

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Fine Orchestral Playing in Bayreuth’s Modern, Corporate Der fliegende Holländer

17/08/2016

download Bayreuth Festival 2016 [2] – Wagner, Der fliegende Holländer: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival. / Axel Kober (conductor). Festspielhaus, Bayreuth, 14.8.2016. (JPr)

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Grandiose and Compelling Bayreuth Tristan und Isolde from Christian Thielemann

17/08/2016

download Bayreuth Festival 2016 [1] – Wagner, Tristan und Isolde: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival / Christian Thielemann (conductor), Festspielhaus, Bayreuth, 13.8.2016. (JPr)

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Anna Pirozzi is Close to Caballé Perfection in Il trovatore at Sferisterio di Macerata

17/08/2016

Macerata Opera Festival 1 – Verdi, Il trovatore: Orchestra Regionale delle Marche and Coro Lirico Marchigiano. Conductor, Daniel Oren. Sferisterio di Macerata 12.8.2016. (JB)

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Anna Pirozzi as Leonora (c) MOF

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Vocal Disasters Mar the ROF’s La donna del lago

17/08/2016

ROF 3 – Rossini: La donna del lago Orchestra and Chorus of Teatro Comunale of Bologna/Michele Mariotti (conductor). New production with Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège and dedicated to the memory of Gae Aulenti. Adriatic Arena, Pesaro, 11.8.2016. (JB)

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La donna del lago (c) Amati Bacciardi

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Das Rheingold with a Russian Flavour from Gergiev and Mariinsky Opera

16/08/2016

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Edinburgh International Festival 2016 (5) – Wagner, Das Rheingold (in concert): Mariinsky Opera/Valery Gergiev (conductor), Usher Hall, 15.8.2016. (SRT) Read more

Jades Bignamini Conducting Makes Ciro in Babilonia Bristle with Newfound Vitality

16/08/2016

Rossini: Ciro in Babilonia, Orchestra and Chorus of Teatro Comunale of Bologna/Jader Bignamini (conductor), Teatro Rossini, Pesaro, 10.08.2016. (JB)

Credit: Studio Amati Bacciardi.

Credit: Studio Amati Bacciardi.

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Aspen (12): Percussion Tour de Force, Arresting Pianism, and a Buoyant Quartet

16/08/2016

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 Bazelon, Pereira, Kabelác, Wahlund, Ginastera, J.S. Bach/Brahms, Liszt, Schubert, Brahms, Mendelssohn, Tsontakis, Beethoven: Soloists, Daniil Trifonov (piano), American String Quartet. Harris Hall, Aspen, CO. 8-10.8.2016. (HS) Read more

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