Daniela Mack Sizzles as Carmen for Opera Philadelphia

07/05/2018

Bizet, Carmen: Soloists, Philadelphia Boys & Girls Choirs, Opera Philadelphia Chorus & Orchestra / Yves Abel (conductor), Opera Philadelphia, Academy of Music, Philadelphia, 4.5.2018. (RP)

Daniela Mack and Adrian Timpau in Carmen © Steven Pisano

Daniela Mack and Adrian Timpau in Carmen © Steven Pisano

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Toboggan Enthusiasts will Adore this Eugene Onegin in Stockholm

05/05/2018

Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Stockholm / Evan Rogister (conductor). Royal Opera House, Stockholm 28.4.2018. (GF)

Eugene Onegin (c) Sören Vilks

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The Met’s Excellent Production of Massenet’s Delectable Cendrillon

01/05/2018

Massenet, Cendrillon:  Cast, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York / Bertrand de Billy (Conductor), Broadcast live to the Dundonald Omniplex Cinema in Belfast from the Metropolitan Opera in New York, 28.4.2018. (RB)

Alice Coote & Joyce DiDonato in Massenet’s Cendrillon (c) Ken Howard

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A Wagner Skeptic Reports on a Stylish Tristan in Concert

01/05/2018

Wagner, Tristan und Isolde: Soloists, Men of the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus, Lisa Wong (acting chorus director), Cleveland Orchestra / Franz Welser-Möst (conductor), Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, 29.4.2018. (MSJ)

Gerhard Siegel (Tristan), Nina Stemme (Isolde) & Cleveland Orchestra (c) Roger Mastroianni)

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A Dazzling and Vocally Delightful La sonnambula from Frankfurt Opera

25/04/2018

Bellini, La sonnambula: Soloists, Chorus, and Frankfurt Opera and Museum Orchestra  / Eun Sun Kim (conductor), 21.4.2018. (GT)

Frankfurt Opera’s (c) Barbara Aumüller

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A Brilliant Bluebeard’s Castle from Spain’s National Orchestra

25/04/2018

Parra, Bartók: Orquesta Nacional de España / David Afkham (conductor), Auditorio de Música, Madrid, 21.4.2018. (JMI)

Bluebeard’s Castle © Orquesta Nacional de España

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Frankfurt Opera’s Das Rheingold Avoids Cheap Sensationalism

24/04/2018

Wagner, Das Rheingold: Soloists, Frankfurt Opera and Museum Orchestra / Sebastian Weigle (conductor), Frankfurt Opera, 19.4.2018. (GT)

Frankfurt Opera’s Das Rheingold (c) Barbara Aumüller

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Reconstructed Monteverdi Brings Humanity to a Venerable Myth

16/04/2018

Monteverdi, L’Orfeo: Soloists, Apollo’s Singers, Apollo’s Fire/Jeannette Sorrell (conductor), Kulas Hall, Cleveland Institute of Music, Cleveland, Ohio, 13.4.2018. (MSJ)

Orfeo (Karim Sulayman) attempts to lead Euridice (Erica Schuller) out of the Underworld in the Apollo's Fire production of Montverdi's L'Orfeo. (Photograph courtesy of Apollo's Fire, copyright Erica Brenner Productions.)

Orfeo (Karim Sulayman) & Euridice (Erica Schuller) (c) Erica Brenner Productions

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