An Excellent Cast in Leipzig’s New Production of Der Freischütz

07/03/2017

Weber – Der Freischütz: Soloists, Leipzig Opera Chorus (chorus master: Alexander Stessing), Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra / Christian Gedschold (conductor). Leipzig Opera House, 4.3.2017. (MB)

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Leipzig Opera’s Der Freischütz © Ida Zenna

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In Between Mahler and Zimmerman: Wozzeck in Geneva

07/03/2017

Berg, Wozzeck: Soloists, Chorus of the Grand Théâtre Geneva, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande / Stefan Blunier (conductor), Théatre des Nations, Geneva, 4.2.2017. (AL)

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The (Rome) Story of Il trovatore

07/03/2017

Verdi, Il trovatoreChorus and Orchestra of Teatro dell ‘Opera, Rome. Chorus Master, Roberto Gabbiani / Jader Bignamini (conductor). Teatro dell ‘Opera Rome 2.3.2017. (JB)

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Il trovatore (c) Yasuko Kageyama/Opera Roma

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The Peoples’ Performance of Otello in Zurich Packs a Punch

07/03/2017

Verdi, Otello: Soloists and Chorus of Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Marco Armiliato (conductor), Zurich Opera, 5.3.2017 (JR)

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Željko Lučić as Iago in Otello (2013) (c) Stefan Deuber

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An Artist for the History Books: Plácido Domingo in Thais

06/03/2017

Massenet, Thaïs: Orchestra and Chorus of the Gran Teatre del Liceu / Patrick Fournillier (conductor), Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, 4.3.2017. (JMI)

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Thaïs © A. Bofill

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The ‘1927’ Theatre Group’s Stimulating Stravinsky/Ravel Double-Bill in Berlin

05/03/2017

Stravinsky, Petrushka, and Ravel, L’Enfant et les sortilèges: Soloists, Vocalconsort Berlin (chorus master: Andrew Crooks), Children’s Choir (chorus mistress: Dagmar Fiebach) and Orchestra of the Komische Oper, Berlin / Markus Poschner (conductor). Komische Oper, Berlin, 2.3.2017. (MB)

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Petrushka (c) Iko Freese/drama-berlin.de

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An Entertaining Provocation: Francesconi’s Quartett Arrives at the Liceu

05/03/2017

Francesconi, Quartett: Orchestra of the Gran Teatre del Liceu / Peter Rundel (conductor), Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, 3.3.2017. (JMI)

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Quartett © A. Bofill

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A Magnificent Otello from Christian Thielemann and the Dresden Staatskapelle

03/03/2017

Verdi, Otello: Staatskapelle Dresden, Chorus of Dresden State Opera / Christian Thielemann (conductor), Semperoper, Dresden, 1.3.2017. (JMI)

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Dresden State Opera’s Otello © Monika Forster

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