Offenbach in Geneva

December 20, 2014

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Offenbach, La Grande-Duchesse de Gérolstein: Soloists, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande and Chorus of Geneva Grand Théâtre, Franck Villard (conductor), Alan Woodbridge (chorus master), Grand Théâtre de Genève, 15.12.2014 (future performances: 21, 23, 26, 29 and 31 December) (AL) Read more

Der Rosenkavalier in Dresden: A superlative evening! 

December 19, 2014

GermanyGermany Strauss, Der Rosenkavalier: Soloists, Chorus of the Saxon State Opera (chorus master: Wolfram Tetzner), Members of the Children’s Chorus of the Saxon State Opera, Staatskapelle Dresden, Christian Thielemann (conductor). Semperoper, Dresden, 14.12.2014 (MB) Read more

New Choreography Showcased by Rambert Dance Company

December 19, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Rambert: New Choreography, Rambert Dance Company, The Place, London, 16.11.2014 (J.O’D) Read more

King Arthur, Without Farcical Aquatic Ceremonies

December 18, 2014

American SamoaAmerican Samoa Purcell: King Arthur. Soloists, Robert King (conductor), ensemble and choir of The King’s Consort. Theater an der Wien, Vienna. 29.11.2014 (SS) Read more

Scotland’s Nutcracker is a Perfect Piece of Christmas Entertainment

December 17, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Peter Darrell’s The Nutcracker: Dancers and Orchestra of Scottish Ballet / Jean-Claude Picard (conductor), Edinburgh Festival Theatre, 16.12.2014 (SRT) Read more

A Triumphant Anna Bolena with Consummate Style

December 16, 2014

 United States Donizetti, Anna Bolena: Soloists, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Patrick Summers (conductor), Civic Opera House, Chicago. 6.12.2014 (JLZ)

Lyric Opera Presents "Anna Bolena" © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2014

Lyric Opera Presents “Anna Bolena”
© Todd Rosenberg Photography 2014

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Patrice Chéreau’s Masterly Janáček Staging Memorably Revived in Berlin

December 16, 2014

GermanyGermany Janáček, From the House of the Dead: Soloists, Chorus of the Berlin State Opera (chorus master: Martin Wright), Staatskapelle Berlin, Sir Simon Rattle (conductor). Schillertheater, Berlin, 13.12.2014 (MB)totenhaus_141-500

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A Moving Meistersinger from the Met

December 15, 2014

United StatesUnited States Wagner, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York / James Levine (conductor). Broadcast to the Odeon Cinema, Chelmsford, Essex, 13.12.2014. (JPr)

Michael Volle (Sachs) and Annette Dasch (Eva) c Ken Howard and the Metropolitan Opera (1)-500

Michael Volle (Sachs) and Annette Dasch (Eva) c Ken Howard and the Metropolitan Opera


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