Ermonela Jaho Triumphs in Teatro Real’s Madama Butterfly

17/07/2017

Puccini, Madama Butterfly: Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro Real / Marco Armiliato (conductor), Teatro Real, Madrid, 15 & 16.7.2017. (JMI)

Madama Butterfly © J. del Real

Madama Butterfly © J. del Real

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A Feverish Flute That Would Have Pleased Its Composer

17/07/2017

Mozart, The Magic Flute: Soloists, Cincinnati Opera. Aronoff Centre, Cincinnati, OH. 15.7.2017. (RDA)

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The Magic Flute’ (c) Cincinnati Opera

 

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Celebrating Bastille Day with Opera Saratoga

17/07/2017

 Grétry, Zémire et Azor: The Opera Saratoga Orchestra / Lidiya Yankovskaya (conductor), The Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Springs, New York, 14.7.2017. (RP)

Beauty has fainted at the sight of The Beast (Photo MARK FROHNA)

Zémire (Maureen McKay) and Azor © Mark Frohna

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A Magnificent Jenůfa from the Bayerische Staatsoper

15/07/2017

Janáček, Jenůfa: Bayerische Staatsoper Orchestra and Chorus / Tomáš Hanus (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 14.7.2017. (JMI) Read more

Tcherniakov’s Carmen Makes Music Drama Come Alive at Aix

15/07/2017

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Festival d’Aix-en-Provence [3] – Bizet, Carmen: Soloists, Maîtrise des Bouches-du-Rhône (chours master: Samuel Coquard), Chœur Aedes (chorus master: Mathieu Romano), Orchestre de Paris / Pablo Heras-Casado (conductor). Grand Théâtre de Provence, Aix, 13.7.2017. (MB)

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Carmen at Festival d’Aix-en-Provence © Patrick Berger/artcompress

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Diana Damrau Continues to Be the Great Lucia of the Century

14/07/2017

Donizetti, Lucia di Lammermoor: Bayerische Staatsoper Orchestra and Chorus / Oksana Lyniv (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 13.7.2017. (JMI)

Diana Damrau in Lucia di Lammermoor © W. Hölst

Diana Damrau in Lucia di Lammermoor
© W. Hölst

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A Mightily Refreshing Account of The Rake’s Progress

12/07/2017

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Festival d’Aix en Provence [1] Stravinsky, The Rake’s Progress: Soloists, English Voices (chorus master: Tim Brown), Orchestre de Paris / Eivind Gullberg Jensen (conductor), Théâtre de l’Archevêché, Aix, 11.7.2017. (MB)

 © Patrick Berger/artcompress

The Rake’s Progress at Aix © Patrick Berger/artcompress

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A Monk’s Tale – Jianzhen Goes East

10/07/2017

Tang Jianping, Jianzhen Goes East: Soloists, Orchestra & Chorus of the Jiangsu Performing Arts Group Co., Ltd / Cheng Ye (conductor), Bunkamura Orchard Hall, Tokyo, 6.7.2017. (RP)

Jianzhen Goes East © Zhang Jun

Jianzhen Goes East © Zhang Jun

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