An Outstanding, Thought-Provoking Tristan und Isolde from Tcherniakov

22/03/2018

Wagner, Tristan und Isolde: Soloists, Berlin State Opera Chorus (chorus master: Raymond Hughes), Staatskapelle Berlin / Daniel Barenboim (conductor). Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin, 18.3.2018. (MB)

Tristan und Isolde (c) Monika Rittershaus

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An Excellent New production of Salome in Berlin

22/03/2018

Strauss, Salome: Soloists, Staatskapelle Berlin /Thomas Guggeis (conductor). Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin, 17.3.2018. (MB)

Salome (c) Monika Rittershaus).

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Delightful and Well-Received Der Rosenkavalier under Kirill Petrenko

22/03/2018

Strauss, Der Rosenkavalier: Soloists, Bayerische Staatsoper Chorus and Orchestra / Kirill Petrenko (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 21.3.2018. (JMI)

Bayerische Staatsoper’s Der Rosenkavalier © W. Hösl

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A Well-Nigh Perfect Production of Heggie’s Moby-Dick

21/03/2018

Heggie, Moby-Dick: Soloists, Attack Theatre Dancers, Pittsburgh Opera Symphony and Men of the Chorus / Anthony Walker (conductor), Pittsburgh Opera, Benedum Center for the Performing Arts, Pittsburgh, 17.3.2018. (RP)

Sean Panikkar (Greenhorn) in Moby-Dick © David Bachman

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A Near Perfect Flying Dutchman

21/03/2018

Wagner, Der fliegende Holländer: Soloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Markus Poschner (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich. 18.3.2018. (JR)

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Fellow Travelers Dramatizes the McCarthy Era

20/03/2018

Gregory Spears, Fellow Travelers: Soloists, Chorus, Lyric Opera of Chicago / Daniela Candillari (conductor), Athenaeum Theater, Chicago. 17.3.2018. (JLZ)

The cast of Fellow Travelers © Todd Rosenberg

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A Superb Ariodante from the Incomparable William Christie and Les Arts Florissants

16/03/2018

Handel, Ariodante (concert performance): Les Arts Florissants / William Christie (conductor), Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, 14.3.2018. (JMI)

Ariodante © A. Bofill

Ariodante © A. Bofill

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A Return to the Brilliant Days of the Liceu with a Superb Andrea Chénier

14/03/2018

Giordano, Andrea Chénier: Liceu Orchestra and Chorus / Pinchas Steinberg (conductor), Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, 12 & 13.3.2018. (JMI)

Jonas Kaufmann & Sondra Radvanovsky in Andrea Chénier © A. Bofill

Jonas Kaufmann & Sondra Radvanovsky in Andrea Chénier © A. Bofill

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