Piotr Beczala Proves to Be an Artistic Heir to Alfredo Kraus in Teatro Real’s Faust

24/09/2018

Gounod, Faust: Teatro Real Chorus and Orchestra/Dan Ettinger (conductor), Teatro Real, Madrid, 22 & 23.9.2018. (JMI)

Gounod’s Faust © J. del Real

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The Aesthetics of Insistence: Kosky and Jurowski’s Die Gezeichneten Puts Schreker on a Pedestal

24/09/2018

Schreker, Die Gezeichneten: Soloists and Chorus of the Oper Zürich, Philharmonia Zürich / Vladimir Jurowski (conductor), Opernhaus Zürich, Zurich, 23.9.2018. (CCr)

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Opernhaus Zürich Invests in Younger Listeners with Konrad oder Das Kind aus der Konservenbüchse

23/09/2018

Gisbert Näther, Konrad oder Das Kind aus der Konservenbüchse: Instrumental-Ensemble of the Opernhaus Zürich / Ann-Katrin Stöcker (conductor), Studiubühne of the Opernhaus Zürich, Zurich, 22.9.2018. (CCr)

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Music and Dance Dominate in Satellite Collective’s Multimedia Echo & Narcissus

19/09/2018

Aaron Severini, Echo & Narcissus: Soloists, Dancers, ShoutHouse/Alex Burtzos (conductor), Satellite Collective, BAM Fischer, Brooklyn, 15.9.2019. (RP)

Matteo Fioriani (Narcissus) in Echo & Narcissus © Lora Robertson

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Dukas For The 21st Century: TableTopOpera’s Graphic Novel Ariane and Bluebeard

19/09/2018

Dukas: TableTopOpera (Frederico Agostini, violin; David Ying, cello; James VanDemark, double bass; Griffin M. Campbell, alto sax; James Thompson, trumpet; Jackson Courtright, trombone; Albert Kim, Dariusz Terefenko, keyboards) / Mark Watters (conductor), Hoyt Hall Auditorium, University of Rochester, Rochester, 11.9.2018. (LV)

Poster design for Ariane and Bluebeard by P. Craig Russell

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Minimalist Carmen Opens the New Geneva Season

13/09/2018

Bizet, Carmen: Soloists, Chorus of the Grand Théâtre Geneva (Chorus master: Alan Woodbridge), Maîtrise du Conservatoire populaire de Musique, Danse et Théâtre (Direction: Magali Dami),  Orchestre de la Suisse Romande / John Fiore (conductor), Théâtre des Nations, Geneva, 10.9.2018. (AL)

Rodolphe Briand (le Remendado) Héloïse Mas (Mercédès), Ekaterina Sergeeva (Carmen), Melody Louledjian (Frasquita) & Ivan Thirion (le Dancaïre) © GTG / Magali Dougados

Grand Théâtre Geneva’s Carmen © GTG / Magali Dougados

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The Tosca Of My Dreams

12/09/2018

Puccini, Tosca: Soloists, Chorus, Children’s chorus and Orchestra of the Finnish National Opera / Patrick Fournillier (conductor), Finnish National Opera, Helsinki, 7.9.2018. (GF)

Aušrinė Stundytė (Tosca) & Andrea Caré Cavaradossi) © Heikki Tuuli/FNO

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Radvanovsky Heads a Gripping, Radiant Donizetti Bel Canto Classic

12/09/2018

Donizetti, Roberto Devereux: Soloists, chorus and orchestra of San Francisco Opera / Riccardo Frizza (conductor), War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco. 8.9.2018. (HS)

Sondra Radvanovsky, Russell Thomas, and the cast of 'Roberto Devereux' (Photo: Cory Weaver/San Francisco Opera)

Sondra Radvanovsky, Russell Thomas & cast of Roberto Devereux
(c) Cory Weaver/San Francisco Opera

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