A Barrel of Verdian Laughs

26/11/2012

 Verdi, Un giorno di regno: Soloists, Keith Chambers (piano), Peter Kazaras (director), Seattle Opera Young Artists Program, Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall, Benaroya Hall, Seattle, 17.11.2012 (BJ) Read more

The Met’s Moor in Mumbai

26/11/2012

 Verdi: “Otello” “The Met: Live in HD” screening. Godrej Dance Academy Theatre, National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Mumbai, 24.11.2012 (JSM) Read more

Opera with Ears of an Ass

24/11/2012

F. Tüzün, Midas’ýn Kulaklari: Soloists, Istanbul State Opera Orchestra, Serdar Yalçin (conductor), Süreyya Opera House, İstanbul, 6.11.2012 (JFL) Read more

An Opera Salvaged from the Holocaust

24/11/2012

  Bloch, Lavry, and Ullmann:  Soloists, Ludovic Morlot (conductor), Erich Parce (director), chamber orchestra; Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall, Benaroya Hall, Seattle, 16.11.2012 (BJ) Read more

Imagine a Magic Flute Without Sonority

22/11/2012

  Mozart, Die Zauberflöte in concert form:  Akademie Für Alte Musik Berlin.  RIAS Kammerchor.  Conductor, René Jacobs. Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia.  Sala Santa Cecilia, Rome.  21.11.2012 (JB) Read more

Spectacular Sets And A Mixed Vocal Cast in Valencia’s Rigoletto

15/11/2012

  Verdi, Rigoletto: Orchestra Comunitat Valenciana, Chorus Generalitat Valenciana, Omer Meir Wellber (conductor), Valencia’s Palau de Les Arts, 13.11.2012 (JMI) Read more

New Mexican Tenor Triumphs as Barcelona’s Nemorino

15/11/2012

  Donizetti, L’Elisir d’Amore: Liceu’s Orchestra and Chorus, Daniele Callegari (Conductor), Barcelona Gran Teatre del Liceu, 11.11.2012 (JMI) Read more

Mozart Triumphs Over Chairs in Alternative Don Giovanni

14/11/2012

  Mozart, Don Giovanni: Portland Opera, soloists, George Manahan (conductor and harpsichord), Christopher Alden (director), Paul Steinberg (set), Terese Wadden (costumes), Aaron J. Black (lighting), Clinton Smith (chorus master), Keller Auditorium, Portland, Oregon, 10.11.2011 (BJ) Read more

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