Bryn Terfel Excels as Boris Godunov at the Deutsche Oper Berlin

11/03/2019

Mussorgsky, Boris Godunov: Deutsche Oper Chorus and Orchestra / Kirill Karabits (conductor), Deutsche Oper Berlin, 9.3.2019. (JMI)

Boris Godunov © B. Uhlig

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Bejun Mehta and Lisette Oropesa Shine in Handel’s Rodelinda in Barcelona

09/03/2019

 Handel, Rodelinda: Liceu Orchestra / Josep Pons (conductor), Gran Theatre del Liceu, Barcelona, 8.3.2019. (JMI)

Liceu’s Rodelinda © A. Bofill

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Hardly Ageless but Definitely Timeless, Nello Santi Conducts Lucia di Lammermoor in Zurich

08/03/2019

Donizetti, Lucia di Lammermoor: Soloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Nello Santi (conductor), Opernhaus Zürich, Zurich, 5.3.2019. (RP)

Lucia di Lammermoor (c) Toni Suter

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Handel’s ‘Scottish Play’ Thrives in Chicago

05/03/2019

Handel, Ariodante: Soloists, Orchestra of Lyric Opera of Chicago / Harry Bicket (conductor). Civic Opera House, Chicago. 2.3.2019. (JLZ)

Handel’s Ariodante (c) Cory Weaver

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A Sparkling Performance of La fille du régiment from the Met

05/03/2019

Donizetti, La fille du régiment: Cast, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera / Enrique Mazzola (Conductor) broadcast live from the Metropolitan Opera New York to Dundonald Omniplex, Belfast, 2.3.2019. (RB)

Javier Camarena (Tonio) & Pretty Yende (Marie) (c) Marty Sohl/Met Opera

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In Seattle, Mason Bates Illuminates Tech Giant Steve Jobs

28/02/2019

Mason Bates, The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs: Soloists and Chorus of the Seattle Opera, Seattle Symphony / Nicole Paiement (conductor), Seattle, Washington, 23.2.2019. (ZC)

John Moore (center) & the cast of The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs (c) Philip Newton

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Zurich Opera Revives a Moving Bitter-Sweet Der Rosenkavalier

24/02/2019

R. Strauss, Der RosenkavalierSoloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Fabio Luisi (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich 23.2.2019. (JR)

Christof Fischesser (Baron Ochs) & Sabine Devieilhe (Sophie) (c) Zurich Opera

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Stylish La traviata Returns to Lyric Opera of Chicago

23/02/2019

Verdi, La traviata: Soloists, Orchestra of Lyric Opera of Chicago / Michael Christie (conductor). Civic Opera House, Chicago. 16.2.2019. (JLZ)

Albina Shagimuratova (Violetta), Giorgio Berrugi (Alfredo)
& Zeljko Lučić (Germont) (c) Lyric Opera of Chicago

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