Lully’s Atys: Brilliant Production of Opera Where Drama Outshines Music

24/09/2011

 Jean-Baptiste Lully, Atys: Soloists, Les Arts Florissants, William Christie (conductor). Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York 20.9.2011 (SSM) Read more

Ópera de Oviedo Goes to Bat; Johann Strauss Strikes Out

23/09/2011

J. Strauss, Die Fledermaus: Soloists, Orquesta Sinfónica del Principado de Asturias, Coro de la Ópera de Oviedo, Eric Hull (conductor), Teatro Campoamor de Oviedo. 18.09.2011 (JMI) Read more

San Francisco Opera’s Turandot: Good and not so good

16/09/2011

  Puccini, Turandot: Soloists and orchestra, San Francisco Opera, Nicola Luisotti (conductor), War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco. 14.9.2011 (HS)

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Love and jealousy: Suor Angelica and Pagliacci in Buenos Aires

15/09/2011

  Puccini, Suor Angelica; Leoncavallo, Pagliacci: Buenos Aires Lírica. Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Buenos Aires Lírica, Conductor: Carlos Vieu. Teatro Avenida, Buenos Aires. 9.9.2011. (JSJ) Read more

Fading Helsinki Ring revival polished up by Salminen, Hakala and some world-class fire

15/09/2011

  Wagner, Der Ring des Nibelungen: Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of Finnish National Opera , Leif Segerstam (conductor) Finnish National Opera, Helsinki, 5-11.9.2011 (BK) Read more

Christopher Theofanidis: Heart of a Soldier (world premiere),

14/09/2011

Christopher Theofanidis, Heart of a Soldier (world premiere): Soloists and orchestra, San Francisco Opera, Patrick Summers (conductor), War Memorial Opera House,San Francisco. 13.9.2011 (HS)

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Mostly Mozart: Less is More in Iván Fischer’s Production of Don Giovanni

13/09/2011

Mostly Mozart Festival: Mozart, Don Giovanni: Soloists, Budapest Festival Orchestra, Iván Fischer (conductor), Rose Theater at Time Warner Center, New York, 6.8.2011 (BH) Read more

Leo Nucci Nails Rigoletto in The Groyne

09/09/2011

G. Verdi, Rigoletto: Soloists, Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia, Coral Polifónica El Eco, Miguel Ángel Gómez Martínez (conductor). Palacio de la Ópera de La Coruña 07.09.2011 (JMI) Read more

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