Stefan Vinke and Iréne Theorin Are Outstanding in the Liceu’s Tristan und Isolde


Wagner, Tristan und Isolde: Liceu Orchestra and Chorus / Josep Pons (conductor), Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, 28.11.2017. (JMI)


Liceu’s Tristan und Isolde © A. Bofill

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Too Much Pyrite, Not Enough Gold in Adams World Premiere


John Adams, Girls of the Golden West: Soloists, orchestra and chorus of San Francisco Opera / Grant Gershon (conductor), War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco. 21.11.2017. (HS)

The San Francisco Opera dress rehearsal of Girls of the Golden West. At the War Memorial Opera House on Friday night, November 17, 2017.

Davóne Tines (Ned Peters) & Julia Bullock (Dame Shirley) in Girls of the Golden West
(c) Stefan Cohen/San Francisco Opera

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Thomas Adès’ Dark, Disturbing and Brilliant The Exterminating Angel at the Met


Adès, The Exterminating Angel Cast, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera / Thomas Adès (Conductor), Broadcast live to the Dundonald Omniplex, Belfast, from the Metropolitan Opera, New York, 18.11.2017. (RB)


The Exterminating Angel (c) The Metropolitan Opera

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Time Considered in William Kentridge’s Refuse the Hour


Philip Miller, Refuse the Hour: Various soloists, performers and musicians / Adam Howard (conductor), UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance at Royce Hall, Los Angeles, 18.11.2017. (JRo)

Refuse the Hour (c) John Hodgkiss

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Beethoven, Borowski and Barenboims: Invention both in Work and in Performance


Beethoven and Borowski: Michael Barenboim (violin), Kian Soltani (cello), Daniel Barenboim (piano). Pierre Boulez Saal, Berlin, 19.11.2017 (MB) Read more

Fairy Tale Rusalka at Teatro Colón


Dvořák, Rusalka: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra / Julián Kuerti (conductor), Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 14.11.2017. (JSJ)

Ante Jerkunica (Vodnik) and Ana María Martínez (Rusalka) in the Teatro Colón’s Rusalka. (Photo: Arnaldo Colombaroli)

Ante Jerkunica (Vodník) and Ana María Martínez (Rusalka) (c) Arnaldo Colombaroli

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Exuberant Count Ory From Juventus Lyrica


Rossini, Le Comte Ory: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Juventus Lyrica / Hernán Schvartzman (conductor), Teatro Avenida, Buenos Aires. 3.11.2017. (JSJ)

Conde de Ory-424 (1)

Jaquelina Livieri (Countess Adèle) & Sebastián Russo (Count Ory) in Le Comte Ory (c) Liliana Morsia

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Zurich’s Mahagonny Lacks Pizzazz But Very Enjoyable


Weill, The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny: Soloists, Dancers and Chorus of Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Fabio Luisi (conductor), Zurich Opera 9.11.2017. (JR)

Opernhaus Zürich - Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny - 2017/18 © T + T Fotografie - Tanja Dorendorf

Annette Dasch (Jenny Hill) & Christopher Ventris (Paul Ackermann aka Jimmy Mahoney)
© T + T Fotografie – Tanja Dorendorf

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