Notes from the 2011 Salzburg Festival ( 16 ) – Die Frau ohne Schatten

30/08/2011

 R.Strauss, Die Frau ohne Schatten: Soloists, Christian Thielemann (conductor), Vienna Philharmonic, Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus, Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 17.8.2011 (JFL) Read more

An opera grows in Brooklyn – A bucolic La Calisto at Proteus Gowanus

30/08/2011

Francesco Cavalli, La Calisto: Soloists; Rachel Evans, Joan Plana Nadal (Baroque violins); Richard Kold, Theorbo, Motomi Igarashi (Viola da gamba and lirone); Judith Barnes (director); Jennifer Peterson (conductor and harpsichord); The VPR Chorus; Vertical Player Repertory. Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn, New York. 10.8.2011 (GG) Read more

Local premiere of Tristan und Isolde in La Plata

26/08/2011

  Wagner, Tristan und Isolde: Soloists and Orchestra of Teatro Argentino. Conductor: Alejo Pérez, Teatro Argentino, La Plata. 19.8.2011. (JSJ) Read more

Bayreuth Festival 2011 (3) – Memories of the Third Reich haunt Herheim’s Parsifal

25/08/2011

Wagner, Parsifal: soloists, chorus and orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival / Daniele Gatti (conductor). Bayreuth Festspielhaus, 21.8.2011. (JPr) Read more

Bayreuth Festival 2011 (2) – Rats play pivotal role in Neuenfels’ Lohengrin

25/08/2011

  Wagner, Lohengrin: Soloists, chorus and orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival. Conductor: Andris Nelsons. Bayreuth Festspielhaus, 20.8.2011. (JPr) Read more

Bayreuth Festival 2011 (1) – A Tannhäuser better than many people think

23/08/2011

 Wagner, Tannhäuser: Soloists, chorus and orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival. Conductor: Thomas Hengelbrock. Bayreuth Festspielhaus, 19.8.2011. (JPr) Read more

An abstract Pelléas et Mélisande in Buenos Aires

23/08/2011

 Debussy, Pelléas et Mélisande: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Teatro Colón. Conductor: Emmanuell Villaume, Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 17.8.2011. (JSJ) Read more

Rossini Opera Festival (ROF) (3) – Adelaide di Borgogna and Il Viaggio a Reims or ‘ROF Funeral Services’

22/08/2011

Rossini, Adelaide di Borgogna: Rossini Opera Festival (ROF), Teatro Rossini, Pesaro, Chorus and Orchestra of the Teatro Comunale di Bologna: Conductor – Dmitri Jurowski; Sets, Costumes, Projections and Stage Director: Pier Alli  17.8.2011 (JB)

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