Engaging Rigoletto Opens Buenos Aires 2019

25/03/2019

Verdi, Rigoletto: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra / Maurizio Benini (conductor), Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 19.3.2019. (JSJ)

Teatro Colón’s Rigoletto (c) Máximo Parpagnoli

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Strong Voices All Round in Zurich Opera’s revival of Tannhäuser

25/03/2019

Wagner, Tannhäuser: Soloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich, Axel Kober (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich. 23.3.2019. (JR)

Stephen Gould (Tannhäuser) & Lise Davidsen (Elisabeth) (c) Toni Suter

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Much to Savour in the Royal Academy’s Tchaikovsky and Ravel Double Bill

24/03/2019

Tchaikovsky and Ravel: Soloists, Royal Academy Opera Chorus and Sinfonia / Gareth Hancock (conductor). Susie Sainsbury Theatre, Royal Academy of Music, London, 18.3.2019. (MB)

Iolanta (c) Robert Workman

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Mark Morris’s Pepperland is Perhaps a ‘Dance to the Music of Time’ at Sadler’s Wells

24/03/2019

Mark Morris Dance Group – Pepperland: Sadler’s Wells, London, 20.3.2019. (JO’D)

Mark Morris Dance Group’s Pepperland (c) Gareth Jones

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An Enjoyable Iolanta Takes the Stage in Valencia

23/03/2019

Tchaikovsky, Iolanta: Soloists, Generalitat Valenciana Chorus, Comunitat Valenciana Orchestra / Henrik Nánási (conductor), Palau de Les Arts, Valencia, 22.3.2019. (JMI)

Iolanta © M. Ponce and M. Lorenzo

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Opera Or Not, It Is Drama – Szymanowski’s King Roger in Stockholm

23/03/2019

Szymanowski, Król Roger (King Roger): Soloists, Children’s Chorus from Adolf Fredrik music classes, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Swedish Opera / Andrea Molino (conductor). Royal Swedish Opera, Stockholm, 16.3.2019. (GF)

Król Roger © Sören Vilks/Royal Swedish Opera

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The Chicago Premiere of Perla’s An American Dream

22/03/2019

Jack Perla, An American Dream: Soloists, Lyric Opera of Chicago / Daniela Candillari (conductor), Harris Theater, Chicago,15.3.2019. (JLZ)

So Young Park, Catherine Martin, & Christopher Magiera
in An American Dream (c) Todd Rosenberg

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In Washington, DC: Eugene Onegin — Opera or Not?

22/03/2019

Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin: Soloists, Washington National Opera Chorus and Orchestra / Robert Trevino (conductor), Washington National Opera, The Kennedy Center, Washington, DC. 20.3.2019. (RRR)

Baritone Ivor Golovatenko as Eugene Onegin at the Washington National Opera (Photo: Scott Suchman)

Ivor Golovatenko (Eugene Onegin) (c) Scott Suchman

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