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

08/08/2011

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

08/08/2011

  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

07/08/2011

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

03/08/2011

  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

01/08/2011

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

31/07/2011

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

31/07/2011

  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

30/07/2011

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

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