Macbeth In Red And Black At Teatro Colón

14/10/2016

Verdi, Macbeth: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra. Conductor: Stefano Ranzani, Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 4.10.2016. (JSJ)

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Fabián Veloz (Macbeth) and Chiara Taigi (Lady Macbeth) in Teatro Colón’s Macbeth
(c) Arnaldo Colombaroli

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The Magic of Der Freischütz Competes with a Director’s Nervous Tic

14/10/2016

Weber, Der Freischütz: Soloists, Philharmonia Zurich/Marc Albrecht (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich. 9.10.2016. (RP)

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An Often Rewarding Macbeth Opens the Liceu Opera Season

13/10/2016

Verdi, MacbethSoloists, Orchestra and Chorus of the Gran Teatre del Liceu / Giampaolo Bisanti (conductor), Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, 10 & 11.10.2016. (JMI)

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Gran Teatre del Liceu’s Macbeth © A. Bofill

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The Met’s Musically Strong Tristan is Lost at Sea

11/10/2016

Wagner, Tristan und Isolde: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor). Broadcast live to the Odeon Cinema, Chelmsford, Essex, from the Metropolitan Opera, New York, 8.10.2016. (JPr)

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The Met’s Tristan und Isolde Act I (c) Ken Howard

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Nixon in Stockholm an Aural and Visual Spectacular

10/10/2016

John Adams, Nixon in China: Soloists, Dancers, Royal Swedish Opera Chorus and Orchestra, Lawrence Renes (conductor). Royal Swedish Opera, Stockholm, 1.10.2016 (premiere) (GF)

Hanna Husáhr as Pat Nixon and Ola Eliasson as Richard Nixon. Photo © Markus Gårder

Hanna Husáhr (Pat Nixon) and Ola Eliasson (Richard Nixon) © Markus Gårder

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2016 Verdi Festival Opens with Don Carlo

10/10/2016

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Verdi, Don Carlo: Soloists, Chorus of the Teatro Regio di Parma, Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini/Daniel Oren (conductor), Teatro Regio Di Parma, Parma. 5.10.2016. (RP)

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Marianne Cornetti as Princess Eboli in Don Carlo (c) Teatro Regio di Parma

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Turandot – A Stunning Presentation of a Not Very Human Opera

04/10/2016

Puccini, Turandot: Soloists, Chorus, and Orchestra of Opera Philadelphia/Corrado Rovaris (conductor), Academy of Music, Philadelphia. 2.9.2016. (BJ)

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Opera Philadelphia’s Turandot – Christine Goerke (center) (c) Kelly & Massa Photography

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Toulouse marks the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s Death with a Berlioz Opera

04/10/2016

Berlioz, Béatrice et BénédictSoloists, Orchestra and Chorus of the Thèâtre du Capitole / Tito Ceccherini (conductor), Thèâtre du Capitole, Toulouse, 2.10.2016. (JMI)

Béatrice et Bénédict © Patrice Nin

Béatrice et Bénédict © Patrice Nin

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