New Light on Familiar Verdi – Sferisterio of Macerata’s Rigoletto

27/07/2011

Verdi, Rigoletto: Conductor, Andrea Battistoni; Sets, Costumes and Staging, Massimo Gasparon; Lighting, Sergio Rossi; Chorus Master, David Crescenzi; Choreographer, Robert Maria Pizzuto. Orchestra Regionale delle Marche; Marchigiano Chorus V Bellini; Salvadei (on-stage) band. Sferisterio of Macerata 23.7.2011 (JB) Read more

A Touch of Genius – Sferisterio of Macerata’s Un Ballo in Maschera

26/07/2011

Verdi, Un Ballo in Maschera:  Sferisterio of Macerata   – Orchestra Regionale delle Marche Marchigiano , Chorus V Bellini, Salvadei (on-stage) Band Conductor: Daniele Callegari   22.7.2011 (JB) Read more

Carmen at Sweden’s Opera på Skäret

26/07/2011

Bizet, Carmen:  at Opera på Skäret , Kopparberg, Sweden, premiere on 23.7.2011 (GF) Read more

Small but Perfectly Formed: Wagner’s Ring at Sweden’s Wermland Opera

25/07/2011

Wagner, Der Ring des Nibelungen : Soloists, Wermland  Opera Orchestra and Chorus, Henrik Schaefer (conductor), Karlstad Theatre , Sweden , June – July 2011 (NS) Read more

South American premiere – Il viaggio a Reims in La Plata

24/07/2011

Rossini, Il viaggio a Reims: Soloists and Orchestra of Teatro Argentino. Conductor: Sergio Monterisi, Teatro Argentino, La Plata. 17.7.2011. (JSJ) Read more

Singing With the Fishes: Kristina Opolais Casts Her Net Again in Munich’s Rusalka

21/07/2011

A. Dvořák, Rusalka: Soloists, Bavarian State Orchestra, Chorus of the Bavarian State Opera, Tomáš Hanus (conductor),  Munich National Theater. 18.07.2011 (JMI) Read more

Buenos Aires travels to Haydn’s ‘World On The Moon’

20/07/2011

Haydn, Il mondo della luna: Buenos Aires Lírica. Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Buenos Aires Lírica, Conductor: Rodolfo Fischer. Teatro Avenida, Buenos Aires. 15.7.2011. (JSJ) Read more

A Mixed Reception for Nuria Espert’s Tosca in Madrid

20/07/2011

G. Puccini, Tosca: Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid. Coro Intermezzo. Pequeños Cantores. Conductor: Renato Palumbo. Teatro Real de Madrid. 12. 7.2011 (JMI) Read more

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