Cape Town Comes To Buenos Aires

21/12/2016

The Gershwins, Porgy and Bess: Soloists, Cape Town Opera Chorus and Orchestra / Tim Murray (conductor), Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 13.12.2016. (JSJ)

Cape Town Opera’s 'Porgy and Bess' at Teatro Colón. (Photo Máximo Parpagnoli)

Cape Town Opera’s Porgy and Bess at Teatro Colón (c) Máximo Parpagnoli

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An Often Rewarding Der fliegende Holländer Under the Baton of Pablo Heras-Casado

19/12/2016

Wagner, Der fliegende Holländer: Orchestra and Chorus of Teatro Real / Pablo Heras-Casado (conductor), Teatro Real, Madrid, 17 & 18.12.2016. (JMI)

Der Fliegende Holländer © Javier del Real

Der fliegende Holländer © Javier del Real

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Fasten Your Seat Belts: Angela Meade Triumphs as Anna Bolena in Seville

18/12/2016

Donizetti, Anna Bolena: Coro de la Asociación de Amigos de la Maestranza, Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla / Maurizio Benini (conductor), Teatro de la Maestranza, Seville, 16.12.2016. (JMI)

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Anna Bolena (c) Teatro de la Maestranza

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A Brilliant Evelyn Herlitzius Leads an Outstanding Cast in Elektra on the Liceu Stage

18/12/2016

Strauss, Elektra: Orchestra of the Gran Teatre del Liceu / Josep Pons (conductor), Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, 15.12.2016. (JMI)

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Evelyn Herlitzius (Elektra) © A. Bofill

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NEW! Göran Forsling’s Opera Update from Helsinki and Stockholm

15/12/2016

Recent Opera in Helinski and Stockholm Reviewed by Göran Forsling Read more

Some Fine Moments in a Generally Disappointing Revival of I Vespri Siciliani

14/12/2016

Verdi, I Vespri Siciliani: Comunitat Valenciana Orchestra and Chorus / Roberto Abbado (conductor), Palau de les Arts, Valencia, 13.12.2016. (JMI)

Il Vespri Siciliano © Tato Baeza

Il Vespri Siciliani © Tato Baeza

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Further to Rome’s Magnificent Tristan

12/12/2016

Wagner, Tristan und Isolde: Chorus and Orchestra of Teatro dell’Opera/Daniele Gatti (conductor), Rome, 11.12. 2016. (JB) Read more

A Carmen That Delivers on All Counts

12/12/2016

Bizet, Carmen: Soloists and Chorus of Gothenburg Opera, dancers, children’s choir, Gothenburg Opera Orchestra / Karen Kamensek (conductor), Gothenburg Opera main stage, 25.11.2016 and 3.12.2016. (NS)

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Katarina Giotas (Carmen) and (left to right) Joachim Bäckström (Don José), Ann-Kristin Jones (Mercédès), Mia Karlsson (Frasquita) and Anders Lorentzson (Zuniga) (c) Mats Bäcker

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