LOTNY Presents the New York Premiere of Benjamin Britten’s Owen Wingrave

14/05/2019

2019 New York Opera Fest [3] – Britten, Owen Wingrave: Soloists, Orchestra / Richard Cordova (conductor), the little OPERA theatre of ny, GK Arts Center, Brooklyn, 11.5.2019. (RP)

Robert Balonek (Owen Wingrave) © Tina Buckman

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The Met: Live in HD Ends Season With a Marvellous Dialogues des Carmélites

14/05/2019

Poulenc, Dialogues des CarmélitesSoloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York / Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor) broadcast live from the Metropolitan Opera, New York to the Dundonald Omniplex, Belfast 11.5.2019. (RB)

Dialogues des Carmélites (c) Ken Howard/The Met

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Leo Nucci is, Once Again, a Marvelous Rigoletto

13/05/2019

Verdi, Rigoletto: Generalitat Valenciana Chorus, Comunitat Valenciana Orchestra / Roberto Abbado (conductor), Palau de Les Arts, Valencia, 11.5.2019. (JMI)

Rigoletto (Leo Nucci) © Mikel Ponce y Miguel Lorenzo

Rigoletto (Leo Nucci) © Mikel Ponce y Miguel Lorenzo

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Curtis Opera Theatre Presents Powerful Vaughan Williams and Orth Double Bill

12/05/2019

Vaughan Williams, Riders to the Sea; Orth, Empty the House: Soloists, Chorus, Curtis Symphony Orchestra / Daniela Candillari (conductor). The Curtis Opera Theatre, Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 2.5.2019. (RP)

Emily Damasco (Maurya) & Olivia Smith (Cathleen) in Riders to the Sea
© William Brown Photography

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Less Pomp, Less Circumstance, and More of What Counts in Zurich’s La Sonnambula

11/05/2019

Bellini, La Sonnambula (concert performance): Soloists, Chorus of the Opernhaus Zürich, Philharmonia Zürich / Maurizio Benini (conductor), Opernhaus Zürich, Zurich, 9.5.2019. (CCr)

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El gato montés: A Tale of Love and Death in Andalusia

07/05/2019

Manuel Penella, El gato montés: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of LA Opera / Jordi Bernàcer (conductor), Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 5.5.2019. (JRo)

Plácido Domingo (Juanillo) in El gato montés (c) Cory Weaver

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Outstanding Cast Graces Munich’s Less Than Satisfying Production of Tannhäuser

07/05/2019

Wagner, Tannhäuser: Soloists, Chorus of the Bayerische Staatsoper, Bayerisches Staatsorchester / Simone Young (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 5.5.2019. (JMI)

Bayerische Staatsoper’s Tannhäuser © W. Hösl

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Discovering #MeToo in Stradella’s La Susanna at BAM

06/05/2019

2019 New York Opera Fest [2] – Stradella, La Susanna: Soloists, Orchestra / Jacob Ashworth and Ryan Brown (musical direction), BAM Fisher, Brooklyn, 4.5.2019. (RP)

Lucía Martín Cartón (Susanna) with Patrick Kilbride & Paul Max Tipton (The Judges)
© Russ Rowland

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