Despite Distinguished Singing Jürgen Flimm’s Figaro is Deeply Disappointing

26/04/2017

Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro: Soloists, Staatsopernchor Berlin (chorus master: Frank Flade), Staatskapelle Berlin / Pablo Heras-Casado (conductor). Schillertheater, Berlin, 25.4.2017. (MB)

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Berlin State Opera’s Le nozze di Figaro (c) Hermann and Clärchen Baus

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Magnificent Conducting by David Afkham of a Ginastera Rarity

25/04/2017

Ginastera, Bomarzo: Orchestra and Chorus of Teatro Real / David Afkham (conductor), Teatro Real, Madrid, 24.4.2017. (JMI)

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Teatro Real’s Bomarzo © Javier del Real

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Netrebko and Mattei Star as Deborah Warner’s Checkhovian Eugene Onegin Returns to the Met

25/04/2017

Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin: Soloists, The Metropolitan Opera Chorus & Orchestra / Robin Ticciati (conductor). The Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD broadcast to the Odeon Chelmsford, Essex, 22.4.2017. (JPr)

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Anna Netrebko (Tatiana) and Peter Mattei (Onegin) in Eugene Onegin (c) Ken Howard

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Barrie Kosky’s Macbeth: No Light at the End of the Tunnel

24/04/2017

Verdi, Macbeth: Soloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Gianandrea Noseda (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich 23.4.2017. (JR)

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Chailly Leads Teatro alla Scala in a Fast-Paced and Highly Imaginative Production of La gazza ladra

22/04/2017

Rossini, La gazza ladra (ed. Zedda): Soloists, Chorus, and Orchestra of the Teatro alla Scala, Milan / Riccardo Chailly. Live cinecast at Barbican Cinema 2, London, 18.4.2017. (CC) Read more

The Deutsche Oper Gives a Fine Last Outing to Götz Friedrich’s Production of Wagner’s Epic Tetralogy

20/04/2017

Wagner – Der Ring des Nibelungen: Soloists, Chorus (chorus master: Raymond Hughes) and Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper, Berlin / Donald Runnicles (conductor). Deutsche Oper, Berlin, 13-17.4.2017. (MB)

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Deutsche Oper’s Der Ring des Nibelungen (c) Bettina Stöß

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An Enthusiastic Reception in Berlin for the Final Performance of Wagner’s Ring

19/04/2017

Wagner, Götterdämmerung: Orchestra and Chorus of the Deutsche Oper / Donald Runnicles (conductor), Deutsche Oper, Berlin, 17.4.2017. (JMI)

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Deutsche Oper’s Götterdämmerung © B Stöss

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Stefan Vinke as Siegfried: The True Hero this Opera Requires

19/04/2017

Wagner, Siegfried: Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper / Donald Runnicles (conductor), Deutsche Oper, Berlin, 15.4.2017. (JMI)

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Deutsche Oper’s Siegfried © B Stöss

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