La Giardiniera Come Lately: René Jacobs with Rain Check Mozart in Madrid

07/10/2011

  W. A. Mozart, La Finta Giardiniera: Soloists, Freiburger Barockorchester, René Jacobs (conductor), Teatro Real de Madrid. 05.10.2011 (JMI) Read more

Season Opening Elektra in Madrid a Triumph for Semyon Bychkov

06/10/2011

  R. Strauss, Elektra:   Soloists, Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid, Coro Intermezzo, Semyon Bychkov (conductor), Teatro Real de Madrid 2 & 3.10.2011 (JMI) Read more

Greek Tragedy reflecting European Politics?

04/10/2011

 Richard Strauss, Elektra. Augmented Orchestra of Teatro dell’Opera, Teatro dell’Opera Rome, 2.10.2011 (JB)

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Renée Fleming in SFO’s Lucrezia Borgia: Production Could Use Harder Edge

03/10/2011

  Donizetti, Lucrezia Borgia: Soloists, orchestra and chorus, San Francisco Opera, Riccardo Frizza (conductor), War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco. 29.9.2011 (HS) Read more

A symbolic Lohengrin in Buenos Aires

28/09/2011

   Wagner, Lohengrin: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Teatro Colón. Conductor: Ira Levin, Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 23.9.2011. (JSJ) Read more

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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