An Infectiously Joyful Barber of Seville

March 2, 2015

United StatesUnited States  Rossini: The Barber of Seville, LA Opera, James Conlon (conductor), Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 28.2.2015- 22.3.2015 (JRo)

The Finale of the Barber of Seville  Photo Craig T Matthew/LA OPera

The Finale of the Barber of Seville Photo Craig T Matthew/LA Opera

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Triumphant Reception Ends Das Rheingold

March 1, 2015

GermanyGermany Wagner: Das Rheingold, Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Kirill Petrenko (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 27.2.2015 (JMI)

Copyright: Wilfried Hösl

Copyright: Wilfried Hösl

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More Birmingham Royal Ballet Success with their ‘Living Doll’

March 1, 2015

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Léo Delibes, Coppélia: Birmingham Royal Ballet, Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Paul Murphy (Conductor), Birmingham Hippodrome, 24.2.2015 (GR).

Coppelia -Mathias Dingman as Leading Combat Man with Artists if Birmingham Royal Ballet photo Andrew Ross

Coppelia -Mathias Dingman as Leading Combat Man with Artists if Birmingham Royal Ballet photo Andrew Ross

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Madama Butterfly: In Traditional Staging in Munich

March 1, 2015

GermanyGermany Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper, Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Stefano Ranzani (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 26.2.2015 (JMI)

Opolais  c) W. Hösl

Opolais c) W. Hösl

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Inventive Performance of Handel’s Ariodante from Young Cincinnati Group

February 28, 2015

 United StatesUnited States Handel, Ariodante: Soloists, Cincinnati Chamber Opera. Asencion & Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Cincinnati, OH. 27.2.2015 (RDA) Read more

Sensuality, Symmetry, but also Irritation in Northern Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet

February 27, 2015

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet: Northern Ballet, Northern Ballet Sinfonia / John Pryce-Jones (conductor), Edinburgh Festival Theatre, 26.3.2015 (SRT)

orthern Ballet's Romeo & Juliet, Photo Martin Bell

Northern Ballet’s Romeo & Juliet, Photo Martin Bell

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Musical Strengths of Purcell’s Indian Queen Marred by Baleful, Self-indulgent Production

February 27, 2015

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Purcell, The Indian Queen: Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus (chorus master: Christopher Bucknall) of the English National Opera, Laurence Cummings (conductor). Coliseum, London, 26.2.2015 (MB) Read more

Print Room’s Opening Dance Programme Celebrates Heyday of Coronet Cinema  

February 24, 2015

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Various composers, 1898: Contemporary Dance Festival, Print Room at the Coronet, London, 23.2.2015 (J.O’D)


"BEHOLDER OF BEAUTY" BY MBULELO NDABENI (dancers Piedad Albarracin Seiquer and Mbulelo Ndabeni)


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