Modern Mahagonny Rises And Falls In Buenos Aires


Weill, Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra / David Syrus (conductor), Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 29.8.2017. (JSJ)

Latin America’s co-production of Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny at the Teatro Colón. (Photo Arnaldo Colombaroli)

Latin America’s Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny at the Teatro Colón
(c) Arnaldo Colombaroli

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A Mighty (But Imperfect) Rendering Of Berlioz’s Faust In Wellington


Berlioz, La Damnation de Faust: Soloists, Freemasons New Zealand Opera Chorus (Director: Michael Vinten), New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / Edo de Waart (conductor). Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington. 25.8.2017. (PM)

Alisa Kolosova (mezzosoprano) - Marguerite in Berlioz's La Damnation de Faust from the NZSO. (Image courtesy NZSO)

Alisa Kolosova (mezzosoprano) (c) NZSO

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National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Co. Delight with New Production of Princess Ida



Gilbert & Sullivan, Princess Ida: National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company, Harrogate Festival, Royal Hall, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England, 12.8.2017. (RJW)

National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company’s Princess Isa © Jane Stokes (DJ Stotty Images)

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National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Co. Deliver an Energetic HMS Pinafore



Gilbert & SullivanHMS Pinafore: National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company, Harrogate Festival, Royal Hall, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England, 5.8.2017. (RJW) Read more

A Less Than Complete Picture of Wozzeck at the Salzburg Festival



Salzburg Festival [5] – Berg, Wozzeck: Soloists, Salzburg Festival and Theatre Children’s Choir (chorus master: Wolfgang Götz), Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus (chorus master: Ernst Raffelsberger), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Vladimir Jurowski (conductor). Haus für Mozart, Salzburg, 14.8.2017. (MB)

Regie : WILLIAM KENTRIDGE ; CO-Regieb:  Luc De Wit Bühne : Sabine Theunissen ; Kostüme : Greta Goiris ; Video Compositor & Editor : Catherine  Meyburgh Licht :  Urs  Schönebaum ; Video Operator : Kim Gunnings

William Kentridge’s <i.Wozzeck at the Salzburg Festival (c) Salzburg Festival /Ruth Walz

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Magisterial Thielemann and Exciting Petra Lang Make the 2017 Bayreuth Tristan Something to Remember



Bayreuth Festival 2017 [3] Wagner, Tristan und IsoldeSoloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival / Christian Thielemann (conductor), Festspielhaus, Bayreuth, 16.8.2017. (JPr)

Katharina Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde Act II
(c) Bayreuther Festspiele/Enrico Nawrath

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Barrie Kosky Brings Typical Madcap Mayhem to his Thought-Provoking Bayreuth Meistersinger



Bayreuth Festival 2017 [2] – Wagner, Die Meistersinger von NürnbergSoloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival / Philippe Jordan (conductor), Festspielhaus, Bayreuth, 15.8.2017. (JPr)


Act I of Barrie Kosky’s Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
(c) Bayreuther Festspiele/Enrico Nawrath

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Thrilling Poppea Cements Gardiner’s Greatness in Epic Festival Feat


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Edinburgh International Festival 2017 (9) – Monteverdi, L’incoronazione di Poppea: English Baroque Soloists, Monteverdi Choir / John Eliot Gardiner (conductor), Usher Hall, 17.8.2017. (SRT)

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