A Winning Don Carlo at Opera på Skäret

03/08/2018

Giuseppe Verdi, Don Carlo: Soloists, Opera på Skäret Chorus and Orchestra / Michael Balke (conductor), Opera på Skäret, Kopparberg 28.7.2018. (GF)

Opera på Skäret’s Don Carlo

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Katharina Wagner, Christian Thielemann and Petra Lang Create a Spellbinding Tristan und isolde at Bayreuth

03/08/2018

Bayreuth

Bayreuth Festival 2018 [2] Wagner, Tristan und IsoldeSoloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival / Christian Thielemann (conductor), Festspielhaus, Bayreuth, 27.7.2018. (JPr)

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Bychkov’s Intense and Dramatic Bayreuth Parsifal Puts a Stranglehold on the Senses

03/08/2018

Bayreuth

 Bayreuth Festival 2018 [1] -Wagner, ParsifalSoloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival / Semyon Bychkov (conductor). Festspielhaus, Bayreuth, 26.7.2018. (JPr)

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A Carmen at Bregenz to Make Your Mother Swoon

02/08/2018

Bizet, Carmen: Soloists, Prague Philharmonic Choir, Children’s choir of Musikmittelschule Bregenz-Stadt, Vienna Symphony Orchestra / Antonino Fogliani (conductor), Bregenz Festival ‘Spiel auf dem See’, Bregenz, 31.7.2018. (CCr)

Bregenzer Festspiele’s Carmen © Karl Forster

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Kirill Petrenko Conducts an Outstanding Götterdämmerung at the 2018 Munich Opera Festival

02/08/2018

Munich Opera Festival 2018 [8] – Wagner, Götterdämmerung: Bayerische Staatsoper Chorus and Orchestra / Kirill Petrenko (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 27.7.2018. (JMI)

Munich Opera Festival’s Götterdämmerung © W. Hösl

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Operatic Inspiration from—Yes—Pink Floyd

01/08/2018

Roger Waters/Julien Bilodeau, Another Brick on the Wall: Soloists, Members of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra / Alain Trudel (conductor), School for Creative and Performing Arts, Corbett Auditorium, Cincinnati, Ohio. 31.7.2018. (RDA)

Cast of Another Brick on the Wall (Photo courtesy Cincinnati Opera)

Cast of Another Brick on the Wall (c) Cincinnati Opera

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A Transgender Study Is a Breath of Fresh Air

01/08/2018

Laura Kaminsky, As One (libretto by Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed): Soloists, members of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra / Gene Chang (conductor) Wilks Studio, Cincinnati Music Hall, Cincinnati, Ohio. 25.7.2018. (RDA)

Matthew Worth and Amber Frasquette in As One (Photo courtesy Cincinnati Opera)

Matthew Worth and Amber Frasquelle in As One</> (c) Cincinnati Opera

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Outstanding Tristan und Isolde For Barenboim Festival In Buenos Aires

28/07/2018

Wagner, Tristan und Isolde: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra Staatskapelle Berlin / Daniel Barenboim (conductor), Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 18.7.2018. (JSJ)

Harry Kupfer’s Tristan und Isolde in Teatro Colón (c) Arnaldo Colombaroli.

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