Kirill Petrenko and a Stellar Cast in the Munich Opera Festival’s Siegfried

26/07/2018

Munich Opera Festival 2018 [5] – Wagner, Siegfried: Bayerische Staatsoper Orchestra/Kirill Petrenko (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 24.7.2018. (JMI)

From Siegfried © W. Hösl

From Siegfried © W. Hösl

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Glimmerglass Festival’s Barber of Seville Achieves Lift Off and Soars

25/07/2018

The Glimmerglass Festival [1] – Rossini, The Barber of Seville: Soloists, The Glimmerglass Festival Orchestra and Chorus /Joseph Colaneri (conductor), Alice Busch Opera Theater, Cooperstown, 20.7.2018. (RP)

Dale Travis (Doctor Bartolo) and Emily D’Angelo (Rosina) in The Barber of Seville © Karli Cadel/The Glimmerglass Festival

Dale Travis (Doctor Bartolo) & Emily D’Angelo (Rosina) in The Barber of Seville
© Karli Cadel/The Glimmerglass Festival

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Adámek’s New Opera that the Future as Well as the Present Will Deserve to Hear

24/07/2018

Festival d’Aix-en-Provence [3] – Adámek – Seven Stones: Soloists, accentus/axe21, Ondřej Adámek, Léo Warynski (conductors). Théâtre du Jeu de Paume, Aix, 15.7.2018 (MB)

Seven Stones © Vincent Pontet

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Elegant and Charming L’elisir d’amore At Close Quarters

24/07/2018

Donizetti: Soloists, Orchestra / Bengt-Åke Lundin (conductor, arrangements and synthesizer). Opera på Skäret, Kopparberg 14.7.2018. (GF)

L to R: Il Hong (Dulcamara), Susanna Andersson (Adina), Johan Wållberg (Belcore),
Rebecca Fjällsby (Giannetta) © Opera på Skäret

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A Stockholm Syndrome Opera Hits the Stage

24/07/2018

Albert Schnelzer: Soloists, Vattnäs Chamber Orchestra / Fredrik Burstedt (conductor). Vattnäs Concert Barn, Mora 13.7.2018. (GF)

L to R: Anna Larsson (Margareta), Agnes Auer (Karin), Anna Näsström (Gunilla), Tobias Westman (Leif)
© P-J Jansson

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A Thrilling Night With The Vampire In Läckö

23/07/2018

Heinrich Marschner, Der Vampyr (The Vampire): Soloists of Läckö Slottsopera, Läckö Opera Orchestra / Simon Phipps (conductor), Läckö Castle courtyard, 15.7.2018. (NS)

Janthe (Linnéa Sjösvärd, centre) and Lord Ruthven (Hannes Öberg, right). Photo: Daniel Strandroth

Janthe (Linnéa Sjösvärd, centre) & Lord Ruthven (Hannes Öberg, right) (c) Daniel Strandroth

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Vilde Frang in Revelatory Britten at the Blossom Music Festival

17/07/2018

2018 Blossom Music Festival [2] – Britten, Schumann: Vilde Frang (violin), Cleveland Orchestra / John Storgårds (conductor), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 15.7.2018. (MSJ)

John Storgårds (c) Heikki Tulli

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The Bayerische Staatsoper Festival Continues with Le nozze di Figaro

16/07/2018

Munich Opera Festival 2018 [4] – Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro: Bayerische Staatsoper Chorus and Orchestra / Constantinos Carydis (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 15.7.2018. (JMI)

Le nozze di Figaro © W. Hösl

Le nozze di Figaro © W. Hösl

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