Flying Welshman Triumphs in Zurich

11/12/2012

 Wagner The Flying Dutchman: Soloists,Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich, conductor: Alain Altinoglu, Zurich Opera, Zurich. 9.12.2012. (JR) Read more

Adès’ “Tempest” in HD Buffeted by Close-Ups – and Intermission

07/12/2012

 Adès, The Tempest: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, Thomas Adès (conductor), Robert Lepage (production), Gary Halvorson (director). Met Live in HD encore broadcast to the Galaxy Theatre, Gig Harbor, Washington, 28.11.2012. (BJ) Read more

Controversial Colón Ring

06/12/2012

  Wagner (adapted by Cord Garben), Colón Ring: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Teatro Colón. Conductor: Roberto Paternostro, Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 30.11.2012. (JSJ) Read more

A Libretto to Envy, Written on Skin

03/12/2012

G. Benjamin, Written on Skin: Soloists, Capitole National Orchestra, Franck Ollu (conductor), Thèâtre du Capitole de Toulouse, 25.11.2012 (JMI) Read more

Polenzani Makes a Heady Werther

01/12/2012

 Massenet, Werther: Soloists, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Sir Andrew Davis, (conductor), Civic Opera House, Chicago. 23.11.2012 (JLZ) Read more

The Pirate King of Genoa

01/12/2012

 Verdi, Simon BoccanegraChorus and Orchestra of Teatro dell’Opera,Rome.  Conductor, Riccardo Muti.  Chorus Master, Roberto Gabbiani.  29.11.2012 (JB) Read more

Donizetti Bore, Strasnoy Firecracker

30/11/2012

G. Donizetti / O. Strasnoy, I pazzi per progetto / Le Bal: Soloists, Munich Radio Orchestra, Ulf Schirmer (conductor), Prinzregenten Theater, Munich, 14.11.2012 (JFL) Read more

Widmann’s Babylon Reaches High, Ends up Confused

29/11/2012

J. Widmann, Babylon: Soloists, Bavarian State Orchestra, Kent Nagano (conductor), National Theater, Munich, 31.10.2012 (JFL) Read more

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