Domingo Is Forced to Cancel but Munich’s La traviata Is Still a Pleasure

03/07/2019

Munich Opera Festival [2]: Verdi, La traviata: Soloists, Chorus of the Bayerische Staatsoper, Bayerisches Staatsorchester / Marco Armiliato (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 1.7.2019. (JMI)

Atalla Ayan (Alfredo) & Ailyn Pérez (Violetta) (c) W. Hösl

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An Uneven Norma at the Munich Opera Festival

02/07/2019

Munich Opera Festival [1] – Bellini, Norma: Soloists, Chorus of the Bayerische Staatsoper, Bayerisches Staatsorchester / Andrea Battistoni (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 30.6.2019. (JMI)

Carmen Giannattasio (Norma) (c) W. Hösl

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Beethoven Invigorates a Day of Chamber Music in Montréal

01/07/2019

Bach, Beethoven, Honegger, Ysaÿe: James Ehnes (violin), Andrew Armstrong (piano), Carissa Klopoushak, Christina Bouey, Amy Hillis, Emmanuel Vukovich (violins), Cameron Crozman (cello), Richard Raymond (piano). Bourgie Hall, Montréal Museum of Fine Arts, Montréal. 14.6.2019. (LV)

James Ehnes (c) Ben Ealovega

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The East Neuk Festival is a Real Jewel

28/06/2019

East Neuk Festival 2019 (SRT)

East Neuk Festival Retreat at Crail Parish Church

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Balfe’s One-Acter Gets a Rare Performance in the Isle of Man

27/06/2019

Michael Balfe, The Sleeping Queen: Soloists, Una Hunt (music director/producer, piano).The Erin Arts Centre, Port Erin, Isle of Man  22.6.2019. (RJW)

Michael Balfe’s The Sleeping Queen

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Longborough’s Anna Bolena Continues the 2019 Season’s Success

27/06/2019

Longborugh Festival Opera 2019 [2] – Donizetti,  Anna Bolena: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Longborough Festival Opera / Jeremy Silver (conductor). Longborough, Gloucestershire,  25. 6. 2019. (CP)

Linda Richardson (Anna Bolena) & Lukas Jakobski (King Henry) (c) Matthew Williams Ellis

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At the Montréal Chamber Music Festival, Ehnes and Armstrong Headline a Busy Day  

27/06/2019

Beethoven, Bach, Jeffrey Ryan, Prokofiev, Friedrich Hermann: James Ehnes (violin), Andrew Armstrong (piano); Martin Beaver, Heemin Choi, Amy Hillis, Byungchan Lee (violins), Carlos Avila (piano). Bourgie Hall, Montréal Museum of Fine Arts, Montréal. 13.6.2019. (LV)

James Ehnes (violin) and Andrew Armstrong (piano) (c) Shira Gilbert

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Offenbach’s Bicentenary Year Garsington Opera Fantasio

24/06/2019

Garsington Opera 2019 [2] – Offenbach, Fantasio: Soloists, Garsington Opera Chorus and Orchestra / Justin Doyle (conductor). Garsington Opera at Wormsley, 22.6.2018. (CR)

Garsington Opera’s Fantasio

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