Taking Off Without a Butterfly

24/02/2012

 Puccini, Madama Butterfly: Orchestra and Chorus of Teatro dell’ Opera, Pinchas Steinberg (conductor ), Rome, 23.2.2012 (JB) Read more

Placido Boccanegra in LA

24/02/2012

G. Verdi, Simon Boccanegra: Soloists, LA Opera Orchestra & Chorus, James Conlon (conductor), Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 15.2.2012 (RRR) Read more

Fabio Biondi’s Most Un-Usual Norma

24/02/2012

Vincenzo Bellini, Norma: Europa Galante, Valencia’s Coral Catedralicia, Fabio Biondi (conductor), Auditorio El Baluarte, Pamplona, 19.2.2012 (JMI) Read more

Modernist Mefistofele by Boito Outclasses Mozart’s Figaro in Budapest

22/02/2012

  Arrigo Boito: Mefistofele,  Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Budapest Opera /János Kovács (conductor), Budapest Opera House, 2.2.2012 (SF) Read more

Met’s Traditional Götterdämmerung Boasts a Strong Cast

16/02/2012

  Met Live in HD 2011/12, Wagner, Götterdämmerung: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York, conducted by Fabio Luisi. Produced by Robert Lepage, directed for TV by Gary Halvorson and broadcast to the Renoir Cinema, London, 11.02.12. (JPr) Read more

Creepy Bartok and Swinging Bernstein in Stockholm

15/02/2012

  Bartok, Bernstein: Soloists, orchestra of the Stockholm Royal Opera. Gregor Bühl (conductor). Stockholm Royal Opera. 4.2.2012 (Premiere) (GF) Read more

Impresario & Diva: Rare Mozart and Haydn in Bilbao

12/02/2012

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Der Schaupieldirektor & Franz Josef Haydn, La Canterina: Soloists, Bizkaia Symphony Orchestra, Pablo Mielgo (Conductor), Teatro Arriaga, Bilbao, 3.2.2012 (JMI) Read more

A Body of Art: Munich’s Rheingold

10/02/2012

R. Wagner, Das Rheingold: Soloists, Kent Nagano (conductor), Bavarian State Orchestra, National Theater, Munich, 9.2.2012 (JFL) Read more

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