Deutsche Oper Perform A Masked Ball with Relish

18/09/2016

Verdi, Un Ballo in Maschera: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Deutsche Oper Berlin/Donald Runnicles (conductor), Deutsche Oper Berlin, 16.9.2016. (MC)

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Deutsche Oper’s Un Ballo in Maschera © Bettina Stöß

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Bloated production drowns Manon

17/09/2016

Massenet, Manon: Soloists, Chorus of the Grand Théâtre Geneva, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Marko Leonja (conductor), Opéra des Nations, 12.9.2016. (ALL)

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Slow Start, Big Finish for Bright Sheng World Premiere

17/09/2016

Bright Sheng: Dream of the Red Chamber, Soloists, orchestra and chorus of San Francisco Opera, George Manahan (conductor), War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco. 13.9.2016. (HS)

Pureum Jo as Dai Yu in Sheng and Hwang's "Dream of the Red Chamber" ©Cory Weaver/San Francisco Opera

Pureum Jo as Dai Yu in Sheng and Hwang’s “Dream of the Red Chamber”
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Deutsche Oper Takes Rossini’s Barber to the Seaside

14/09/2016

Rossini, The Barber of Seville (Il Barbiere di Siviglia)Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin/Daniel Cohen (conductor), Deutsche Oper Berlin, 10.9.2016. (MC)

Photo credit: Matthias Horn

Photo credit: Matthias Horn

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Teatro Argentino’s Fun Così fan tutte

12/09/2016

Mozart, Così fan tutte: Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of Teatro Argentino / Rubén Dubrovsky (conductor). Teatro Argentino, La Plata. 2.9.2016. (JSJ)

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Hugo de Ana’s Grand Macbeth Starring Plácido Domingo Debuts at NCPA

11/09/2016

Verdi, Macbeth: Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of China NCPA, Daniel Oren (conductor), National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing, 7.9.2016. (RP)

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Plácido Domingo as Macbeth and Hao Jiang Tian as Banco in NCPA’s Macbeth © NCPA Wang XJ

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A Competent Though Not Especially Memorable Madama Butterfly

09/09/2016

Puccini, Madama Butterfly: Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of the Wiener Staatsoper, Philippe Auguin (conductor), Staatsoper, Vienna, 8.9.2016. (JMI)

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Kristīne Opolais as Madama Butterfly © Michael Pöhn

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The Staatsoper Orchestra and Chorus Excel Once Again in Turandot

08/09/2016

Puccini, Turandot: Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of the Wiener Staatsoper, Marco Armiliato (conductor), Staatsoper, Vienna, 7.9.2016. (JMI)

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Turandot © Michael Pöhn

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