American Lyric Theater Presents a Little Gem of an Opera

17/01/2018

ALT Alumni: Composers & Librettists in Concert: Various artists, Brian Fletcher (percussion), James Lowe (music director and piano), Merkin Concert Hall, New York, 14.1.2018. (RP)

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La Jeune Homme et La Mort and La Sylphide is Another Wonderful ENB Achievement.

17/01/2018

 Bach and Herman Severin Løvenskiold, English National Ballet’s Le Jeune Homme et la Mort La Sylphide: Dancers of English National Ballet, English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor), London Coliseum, London, 16.1.2018. (JPr)

Ivan Vasiliev and Tamara Rojo in Le Jeune Homme et la Mort © Laurent Liotardo

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Kirill Petrenko Leads Das Rheingold and Proves that he has Reached Olympus as a Conductor

15/01/2018

Wagner, Das Rheingold: Bayerische Staatsoper Orchestra / Kirill Petrenko (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 13.1.2018. (JMI)

Das Rheingold © W. Hösl

Bayerische Staatsoper’s Das Rheingold © W. Hösl

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Gripping Revival of Kosky’s Gritty La fanciulla del West

15/01/2018

Puccini, La fanciulla del West: Soloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Marco Armiliato (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich, 12.1.2018. (JR)

Catherine Naglestad (Minnie), Scott Hendricks (Jack Rance); © Monika Rittershaus

Catherine Naglestad (Minnie) & Scott Hendricks (Jack Rance) © Monika Rittershaus

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Resolution 2018 Begins and Lucy Palmer’s The Left Hand Path Meets Audience Expectations

14/01/2018

Resolution 2018 – Mathieu Geffré Dance/Kendall Farrell/Lucy Palmer Dance: The Place, London, 12.1.2018. (JO’D)

Lucy Palmer’s The Left Hand Path (c) (Joey Barton, Kennedy Junior Muntanga, Nathan Chipps)
(c) Lidia Crisafulli

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This Abduction from the Seraglio Features Some Fine Singing but No ‘Spiel’

13/01/2018

Mozart, Die Entführung aus dem Serail: Bayerische Staatsoper Orchestra and Chorus / Ivor Bolton (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 12.1.2018. (JMI)

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Bayerische Staatsoper’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail © W. Hösl

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A Rewarding Performance of Monteverdi’s Il ritorno d’Ulisse by the ROH

12/01/2018

Monteverdi, Il ritorno d’Ulysse in patriaCast, The Return of Ulysses Community Ensemble, Thurrock Community Chorus,  Orchestra of the Early Opera Company / Christian Curnyn (conductor), Roundhouse, London, 10.1.2018. (CC)

Roderick Williams as Ulysses (c) ROH Roundhouse; photo by Stephen Cummiskey.

Roderick Williams as Ulysses (c) ROH Roundhouse/Stephen Cummiskey

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A Bel Canto Feast: Poliuto at the Liceu

12/01/2018

Donizetti, Poliuto (concert version): Liceu Orchestra and Chorus / Daniele Callegari (conductor), Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, 10.1.2018. (JMI)

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Gregory Kunde and Sondra Radvanovsky © A. Bofill

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