Notes from the 2011 Salzburg Festival ( 5 ) – Verdi, Macbeth


G.Verdi, Macbeth: Soloists, Riccardo Muti (conductor), Vienna Philharmonic, Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus, Salzburg, 6.8.2011 (JFL) Read more

A Björling Centenary Memorial at Opera på Skäret


  Jussi Björling in Memoriam. Yana Kleyn and Sandra Lopez, soprano, Kristian Benedikt and Stuart Neill, tenor. The Opera på Skäret Orchestra, Bergslagens Musikdramatiska kör/Marcello Mottadelli and Erik Jakobsson at Opera på Skäret, Kopparberg, Sweden, 5.8.2011 (GF) Read more

Notes from the 2011 Salzburg Festival ( 3 ) – Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro


W.A.Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro: Soloists, Robin Ticciati (conductor), Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus, Salzburg, 4.8.2011 (JFL) Read more

Cura Bad, Frittoli Fantastic: The 60th Santander International Festival Opens with a Mixed Otello


  G. Verdi, Otello: Soloists, Bilbao Symphony Orchestra, Bilbao Opera Chorus. Mario de Rose (conductor). Santander Festival Palace. 01.08.2011 (JMI) Read more

A Tosca for our Times: Sondra Radvanovsky in Madrid


G. Puccini, Tosca: Soloists, Madrid Symphonic Orchestra, Intermezzo Chorus,  Renato Palumbo (conductor). Madrid Teatro Real. 28.07.2011 (JMI) Read more

Britten’s The Turn of the Screw Casts a Spell on Läckö Castle


Britten, The Turn of the Screw: Soloists, Läckö Chamber Orchestra, Simon Phipps (conductor)  Läckö Castle, Sweden, 26.7.2011 (NS) Read more

A moving Simon Boccanegra in Buenos Aires


  Verdi, Simon Boccanegra: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Teatro Colón. Conductor: Stefano Ranzani, Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 22.7.2011. (JSJ) Read more

Munich Opera Festival’s new Mitridate Re di Ponto


  Mozart, Mitridate, Re di Ponto: Soloists, Bavarian State Orchestra, Ivor Bolton (conductor) Prinzregententheater Munich. 26.7.2011. (JMI) Read more

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