Fairy Tale Rusalka at Teatro Colón

17/11/2017

Dvořák, Rusalka: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra / Julián Kuerti (conductor), Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 14.11.2017. (JSJ)

Ante Jerkunica (Vodnik) and Ana María Martínez (Rusalka) in the Teatro Colón’s Rusalka. (Photo: Arnaldo Colombaroli)

Ante Jerkunica (Vodník) and Ana María Martínez (Rusalka) (c) Arnaldo Colombaroli

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Exuberant Count Ory From Juventus Lyrica

11/11/2017

Rossini, Le Comte Ory: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Juventus Lyrica / Hernán Schvartzman (conductor), Teatro Avenida, Buenos Aires. 3.11.2017. (JSJ)

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Jaquelina Livieri (Countess Adèle) & Sebastián Russo (Count Ory) in Le Comte Ory (c) Liliana Morsia

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Zurich’s Mahagonny Lacks Pizzazz But Very Enjoyable

10/11/2017

Weill, The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny: Soloists, Dancers and Chorus of Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Fabio Luisi (conductor), Zurich Opera 9.11.2017. (JR)

Opernhaus Zürich - Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny - 2017/18 © T + T Fotografie - Tanja Dorendorf

Annette Dasch (Jenny Hill) & Christopher Ventris (Paul Ackermann aka Jimmy Mahoney)
© T + T Fotografie – Tanja Dorendorf

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Pountney’s Lyric Opera Die Walküre Exceeds Expectations

09/11/2017

Wagner, Die Walküre: Soloists, Lyric Opera of Chicago / Sir Andrew Davis (conductor), Chicago, IL. 5.11.2017. (JLZ)

Die Walküre at Chicago Lyric Opera (Photo: Cory Weaver)

Die Walküre at Chicago Lyric Opera (c) Cory Weaver

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Les Arts Florissants’ Chaste, Glorious Beauties Lost at Disney Hall

08/11/2017

Charpentier, Purcell: Laureates of Le Jardin des Voix, Les Arts Florissants / William Christie (harpsichord and conductor), Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, 7.11.2017. (LV) Read more

Barton’s ‘La Favorita del Re’ Proves the Favorite of Teatro Real’s Audience as Well

07/11/2017

Donizetti, La favorite (concert version): Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro Real / Daniel Oren (conductor), Teatro Real, Madrid, 6.11.2017. (JMI)

LaF

La favorite in concert © J del Real

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A Musically Convincing Les Troyens, but a Very Unsatisfactory Production

06/11/2017

Berlioz, Les Troyens: Staatskapelle and Staatsoperchor Dresden / John Fiore (conductor), Semperoper, Dresden, 3.11.2017. (JMI)

Les Troyens © C. Foster

Les Troyens © C Foster

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A Visually Enchanting Abduction from the Seraglio

05/11/2017

Mozart, Die Entführung aus dem Serail: Staatskapelle and Staatsoperchor Dresden / Christopher Moulds (conductor), Semperoper, Dresden, 2.11.2017. (JMI)

Mozart

Die Entführung aus dem Serail © J Quast

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