Bernstein’s Masterwork Comes Alive in Chicago

03/06/2019

Bernstein, West Side Story: Soloists, Orchestra of Lyric Opera of Chicago / James Lowe (conductor). Civic Opera House, Chicago. 18.5.19 (JLZ)

West Side Story at Lyric Opera of Chicago (c) Todd Rosenberg
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An Art Deco Traviata with all the Trimmings

03/06/2019

Verdi, La traviata: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of LA Opera / James Conlon (conductor), Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 1.6.2019. (JRo)

Dancer Louis A. Williams, Jr., in LA Opera’s La traviata (c) Craig T. Mathew  
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Juan Diego Flórez Makes an Uneven Debut in the Wiener Staatsoper’s Manon

03/06/2019

Massenet, Manon: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Wiener Staatsoper / Frédéric Chaslin (conductor), Wiener Staatsoper, Vienna, 1.6.2019. (JMI)

Nino Machaidze (Manon) & Juan Diego Flórez (Des Grieux)
(c) Wiener Staatsoper Michael Pöhn
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Anna Netrebko Shines as Maddalena di Coigny in Vienna

02/06/2019

Giordano, Andrea Chénier: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Wiener Staatsoper / Marco Armiliato (conductor), Wiener Staatsoper, Vienna, 31.5.2019. (JMI)

Yusif Eyvasov & Anna Netrebko
(c) Wiener Staatsoper/Michael Poehn

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Extraordinary Die Frau ohne Schatten at the Vienna Staatsoper

01/06/2019

Strauss, Die Frau ohne Schatten: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Wiener Staatsoper / Christian Thielemann (conductor), Wiener Staatsoper, Vienna, 30.5.2019. (JMI)

Die Frau ohne Schatten (c) Wiener Staatsoper/Michael Poehn

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Excellent Anniversary Year La traviata From Juventus Lyrica

30/05/2019

Verdi, La traviata: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Juventus Lyrica / Antonio Maria Russo (conductor). Teatro Avenida, Buenos Aires. 24.5.2019. (JSJ)

Carolina Gómez (Violetta) and Sebastián Russo (Alfredo) (c) Liliana Morsia

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Opernhaus Zürich Does it Again, This Time with Rameau Firstling

27/05/2019

Rameau, Hippolyte et Aricie: Soloists and Chorus of the Opernhaus Zürich, Orchestra La Scintilla / Emmanuelle Haïm (conductor), Opernhaus Zürich, Zurich, 19 & 22.5.2019. (CCr)

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On Site Opera Premieres Murasaki’s Moon at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

22/05/2019

2019 New York Opera Fest [5] – Wiancko, Murasaki’s Moon: Soloists, Aizuri String Quartet, Yoko Reikano Kimura (koto), Satoshi Takeishi (percussion), Kaoru Watanabe (Japanese flutes, percussion, taiko)/Geoffrey McDonald (conductor), On Site Opera, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 18.5.2019. (RP)

Kristen Choi (Lady Murasaki) and John Noh (Priest) © Stephanie Berger

Kristen Choi (Lady Murasaki) and John Noh (Priest) © Stephanie Berger

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