Opernhaus Zürich’s New Manon Has So Much to Hear, So Little to See

09/04/2019

Massenet, Manon: Soloists and Chorus of the Opernhaus Zürich, Philharmonia Zürich / Marco Armiliato (conductor), Opernhaus Zürich, Zurich, 7.4.2019. (CCr)

Opernhaus Zürich’s Manon (c) Toni Suter

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Cruel but Excellent Performance of Wozzeck in Helsinki

06/04/2019

Alban Berg, Wozzeck: Soloists, Finnish National Opera Chorus and Children’s Chorus, Finnish National Opera Orchestra / Hannu Lintu (conductor), Finnish National Opera, Helsinki 27.3.2019. (GF)

FNO’s Wozzeck (c) Stefan Bremer

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Problems of Religion and Secularism Explored in Konwitschny’s La Juive

05/04/2019

Halévy, La Juive: Soloists, Koor Opera Vlaanderen, Symfonisch Orkest Opera Vlaanderen / Antonino Fogliani (conductor), Opera Vlaanderen, Antwerp Opera House, 17.3.2019. (SS)

La Juive © Annemie Augustijns

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Dido and Aeneas in Madrid Puts the Emphasis on Ballet over Opera

01/04/2019

Purcell, Dido and Aeneas: Vocalconsort Berlin, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin / Christopher Moulds (conductor), Teatro Real, Madrid, 31.3.2019. (JMI)

Dido and Aeneas © J. del Real

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At Opera Parallèle in San Francisco, a Legendary Painter Comes to Life

01/04/2019

Laura Kaminsky, Today It Rains: Soloists, Orchestra, Vocal ensemble of Opera Parallèle / Nicole Paiement (conductor), Z Space, San Francisco. 29.3.2019. (HS)

Blythe Gaissert (Georgia O’Keeffe) & Nathan Granner (Aubrey) (c) Steve DiBartolomeo

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Lepage’s Met Die Walküre Revival Boasts a Sextet of Vocal Successes and Characterful Conducting

01/04/2019

Wagner, Die Walküre: Soloists, Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York / Philippe Jordan (conductor). Broadcast Live in HD from the Metropolitan Opera to Everyman Cinema, Chelmsford, Essex, 30.3.2019. (JPr)

Christine Goerke (Brünnhilde) & Eva-Maria Westbroek (Sieglinde)
(c) Richard Termine/The Met

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Another Incomparable Parsifal under Kiril Petrenko in Munich

31/03/2019

Wagner, Parsifal: Chorus of the Bayerische Staatsoper, Bayerisches Staatsorchester / Kirill Petrenko (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 28.3.2019. (JMI)

Bayrerische Staatsoper’s Parsifal © R. Walz & W. Hösl

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Edita Gruberová in Roberto Devereux: Munich Bids Farewell to a Great Singer

29/03/2019

Donizetti, Roberto Devereux: Chorus of the Bayerische Staatsoper, Bayerisches Staatsorchester / Friedrich Haider (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 27.3.2019. (JMI)

Edita Gruberová in Roberto Devereux (c) W. Hösl

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