Kitchen Sink Realism for Merikanto’s Juha

11/01/2012

 Aarre Merikanto: Juha Finnish National Opera, Kurt Kopecky (conductor), Helsinki. 21.12.2011 (GF) Read more

Barcelona Rarity: Damrau and Flórez can’t Salvage Linda di Chamounix

03/01/2012

Gaetano Donizetti, Linda di Chamounix: Soloists, Symphony Orchestra and Chorus Gran Teatre del Liceu, Marco Armiliato (conductor), Barcelona’s Liceu, 27 & 28.12. 2011 (JMI) Read more

Metropolitan Opera Presents World Premiere Baroque Pastiche: “The Enchanted Island”

01/01/2012

 The Enchanted Island , Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus, William Christie (Conductor), New York, (31.12.2011 – 30.1.2012) (SSM) Read more

Popular Unpopularity: Massenet’s Don Quichotte in Madrid

30/12/2011

Jules Massenet, Don Quichotte: Soloists, Madrid Symphony Orchestra, Intermezzo Choir, Marc Piollet (conductor), Teatro Real de Madrid, 19.12.2011 (JMI) Read more

Sondra Radvanovsky: The Norma by Which Others will be Judged

30/12/2011

Vincenzo Bellini, Norma: Soloists, Orchestra Principado de Asturias, Coro Ópera de Oviedo, Robert Tolomelli (conductor), Teatro Campoamor de Oviedo, 14,12.2011 (JMI) Read more

High-Flying Swallow in Helsinki

27/12/2011

  Puccini, La Rondine: Finnish National Opera, Helsinki, 20.12.2011 (GF) Read more

Triply Disappointing, Manifold Delighting: Ariadne auf Valencia

22/12/2011

R. Strauss, Ariadne auf Naxos: Soloists, Valencia Community Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis (conductor), Palau de les Arts, Valencia, 16.12.2011 (JMI) Read more

Fanciulla Roaring Success In Stockholm

21/12/2011

Puccini, La Fanciulla del West Royal Swedish Opera Chorus and Orchestra, Pier Giorgio Morandi (conductor), Royal Swedish Opera, Stockholm, 17.12.2011 (Premiere) (GF)  Read more

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