Mars! Ready or Not, We’re on our Way! – Kein Licht at the Opéra national du Rhin

27/09/2017

Philippe Manoury, Kein Licht (2011/2012/2017): Soloists, Vocal quartet from the Chorus of the National Theater of Zagreb, United Instruments of Lucilin / Julien Leroy (conductor), Opéra national du Rhin, Strasbourg, 22.9.2017. (RP)

Kein Licht © Klara Beck

Kein Licht © Klara Beck

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High-Powered Cast Breathes Life Into a Traviata Revival

27/09/2017

Verdi, La traviata: Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of San Francisco Opera / Nicola Luisotti (conductor), War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco. 26.9.2017. (HS)

A scene from Act I of Verdi's 'La Traviata' (Photo: Cory Weaver/San Francisco Opera)

A scene from Act I of La traviata (c) Cory Weaver/San Francisco Opera

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Zeffirelli’s La traviata Captivates In Buenos Aires

27/09/2017

Verdi, La traviata: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra. Conductor: Evelino Pidò, Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 19.9.2017. (JSJ)

Ermonela Jaho (Violetta) and Saimur Pirgu (Alfredo) in the Zeffirelli's La Traviata at the Teatro Colón. (Photo Máximo Parpagnoli)

Ermonela Jaho (Violetta) and Saimur Pirgu (Alfredo) in the Zeffirelli’s La traviata
(c) Máximo Parpagnoli

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A Director Delves Into Dance for Gluck’s Classic Tale

27/09/2017

Gluck, Orphée et Eurydice: Soloists, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Harry Bicket (conductor), John Neumeier (director), Joffrey Ballet. Civic Opera House, Chicago. 23.9.2017 (JLZ)

Orphée et Eurydice at Lyric Opera of Chicago (Photo: Andrew Cioffi)

Orphée et Eurydice at Lyric Opera of Chicago (Photo: Andrew Cioffi)

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Fine Season Opener: Eugene Onegin at Zurich Opera

26/09/2017

Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin: Soloists and Chorus of Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Stanislav Kochanovsky (conductor), Zurich Opera 24.9.2017. (JR)

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A Production of Der fliegende Holländer That Puts the Focus on Erik

24/09/2017

Wagner – Der fliegende Holländer: Soloists, Chorus (chorus master: Jeremy Bines) and Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper, Berlin / Donald Runnicles (conductor). Deutsche Oper, Berlin, 22.9.2017. (MB)

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Der fliegende Holländer (c) Thomas Jauk

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Figaro Gets a Divorce

21/09/2017

Langer, Figaro Gets a Divorce: Soloists, Basel Sinfonietta / Justin Brown (conductor), Geneva, 19.9.2017. (ALL)

Alan Oke (The Major) & Ellie Dehn (Countess). Photo credit: GTG/Magali Dougados

Alan Oke (The Major) & Ellie Dehn (Countess) (c) GTG/Magali Dougados

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Saving the Best for Last – Mussorgsky’s Khovanschina at the Wiener Staatsoper

20/09/2017

Mussorgsky, Khovanshchina: Soloists, Slovak Philharmonic Chorus, Wiener Staatsoper Children’s Chorus, Chorus & Orchestra / Michael Güttler (conductor), Staatsoper, Vienna, 11.9.2017. (RP)

Ain Anger as Dosifei © Wiener Staatsoper GmbH/Michael Pöhn

Ain Anger as Dosifei © Wiener Staatsoper GmbH/Michael Pöhn

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