Tanztheater Wuppertal Receive Standing Ovation for Bausch’s Ahnen

April 25, 2015

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Monteverdi, Dowland, Traditional,Jazz, Ahnen: Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, Sadler’s Wells, London, 23.4.2013 (J.O’D)

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Honesty and Artistry from Les Ballets de Monte Carlo

April 25, 2015

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Prokofiev, Roméo et Juliette: Dancers of Les Ballets de Monte Carlo. Kirov St Petersburg Orchestra / Valery Gergiev (recorded), London Coliseum, London, 23.4.14. (JPr)


Photo credit Alice Blangero. -  Lucien Postlewaite (Romeo) and Noelani Pantastico (Juliet)

Photo credit Alice Blangero. – Lucien Postlewaite (Romeo) and Noelani Pantastico (Juliet)

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Compact Drama: Moses und Aron at the Komische Oper Berlin

April 24, 2015

GermanyGermany Schoenberg. The Choir of the Komische Oper Berlin and Vocalconsort Berlin. Robert Hayward (Moses), John Daszak (Aron), Vladimir Jurowski (Musical direction), Barrie Kosky (Staging). Komische Oper Berlin. 19.04.15 (HR) Read more

A Lush but Lesser-Known Vivaldi Opera

April 22, 2015

SpainSpain Vivaldi: La Fida Ninfa, Cetra Barockorchester Basel, Andrea Marcon (conductor), Auditorio Nacional, Madrid, 19.4.2015 (JMI) Read more

Mystery Affliction Affects Violetta – Twice

April 20, 2015

SwitzerlandSwitzerland   Verdi: La Traviata   Soloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich, conductor: Marco Armiliato, Zurich Opera, Zurich. 18.4.15 (JR)2015-04-20_14-26-58
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Pina Bausch’s 1984 Ballet Observes the Human Condition

April 19, 2015

United KingdomUnited Kingdom   Various composers, Auf dem Gebirge hat man ein Geschrei gehört (On the Mountain a Cry was Heard), Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, Sadler’s Wells, London, 15.4.2013 (J.O’D) Read more

Welcome Andrea Chénier From Juventus Lyrica

April 17, 2015

ArgentinaArgentina  Giordano, Andrea Chénier: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Juventus Lyrica, Antonio Maria Russo (conductor), Teatro Avenida, Buenos Aires. 10.4.2015. (JSJ)

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Juventus Lyrica’s Andrea Chénier. Photo Liliana Morsia.

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Life and Art Overlap in Diana Vishneva’s Dancing

April 15, 2015

United KingdomUnited Kingdom    Elfman, Sollima, Diana Vishneva: On the Edge, Sergei Danilian, London Coliseum, London, 14.4.2015 (J.O’D)

4.Diana Vishneva On The Edge. l-r Diana Vishneva and Gaetan Morlotti (c) Gene Schiavone

4.Diana Vishneva On The Edge. l-r Diana Vishneva and Gaetan Morlotti (c) Gene Schiavone

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