Gregory Kunde Excels in Valencia’s Idomeneo


Mozart, Idomeneo; Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana, Cor de la Generalitat Valenciana, Fabio Biondi (conductor), Palau de Les Arts Reina Sofía, Valencia, 1.5.2016. (JMI)


Idomeneo in Valencia © Tato Baeza

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No Allowances Needed as Fulham Opera Present Wagner as Wagner


Wagner: Soloists and Orchestra of Fulham Opera/Ben Woodward (conductor). Burlington Danes Academy, Wood Lane, London. 1.5.2016. (JPr) Read more

Pieczonka and Owens Star in Chéreau’s Landmark Met Elektra


Strauss, Elektra: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera / Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor). Broadcast live to the Empire Cinema, Basildon, Essex, from the Metropolitan Opera, New York, 30.4.2016. (JPr)

Elektra PHOTO: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera

The Met’s Elektra (c) Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera

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Broadway Goes For Baroque in MasterVoices’ Dido and Aeneas


LaChiusa & Purcell: MasterVoices, Doug Varone and Dancers, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Ted Sperling (conductor), New York City Center, 4.28.2016 (RP)

Victoria Clark flanked by Anna Christy, left, and Sarah Mesko. Master Voices presents "Dido and Aeneas", New York City Center, April 28, 2016. Photo credit: Erin Baiano

Victoria Clark flanked by Anna Christy, left, and Sarah Mesko. Master Voices presents “Dido and Aeneas”, New York City Center, April 28, 2016. Photo credit: Erin Baiano

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Astonishing Performance from Sophie Koch in Covent Garden’s Tannhäuser


Wagner, Tannhäuser: (1875 version): Soloists; Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Hartmut Haenchen (conductor), Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, 26.4.2016. (CC)


Peter Seiffert as Tannhäuser (c) Clive Barda

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James Conlon and the Teatro Real Orchestra with a Superb Reading of Luisa Miller


, Teatro Real Orchestra and Chorus, James Conlon (conductor), Teatro Real, Madrid, 26.4.2016 (JMI)

© Javier del Real

© Javier del Real

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Domingo’s Boccanegra in Barcelona


Verdi: Simon Boccanegra, Liceu Orchestra and Chorus, Massimo Zanetti (conductor), Barcelona’s Liceu 22 & 23.4.2016 (JMI)

Photo credit: A. Bofill

Photo credit: A. Bofill

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An outstanding rarity by Alfredo Casella


Casella, La Donna SerpenteOrchestra and Chorus Teatro Regio, Gianandrea Noseda (conductor), Turin’s Teatro Regio, 21.4.2016 (JMI)

La Donna Serpente

La Donna Serpente

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