Undiminished Optimism from Voltaire and Bernstein

16/05/2018

Bernstein, Candide: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Washington National Opera / Nicole Paiement (conductor), The Kennedy Center, Washington, DC. 14.5.2018. (RRR)

The cast of Candide (c) Washington National Opera

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A Vivid Rigoletto in a Timeless Staging at LA Opera

14/05/2018

Verdi, Rigoletto: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of LA Opera / Matthew Aucoin (conductor), Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 12.5.2018. (JRo)

Juan Jesus Rodriguez & Lisette Oropesa in Rigoletto (c) Ken Howard/LA Opera

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Götterdämmerung Brings Wagner’s Ring in Leipzig to a Beautiful Conclusion

14/05/2018

Wagner, Götterdämmerung: Soloists and Chorus of Leipzig Opera, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra / Ulf Schirmer (conductor), Leipzig Opera House, 13.5.2018. (JMI)

Leipzig Opera’s Götterdämmerung © T. Schulze

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Wagner’s Ring Continues at the Leipzig Opera House with Siegfried

13/05/2018

Wagner, Siegfried: Soloists of Leipzig Opera, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra / Ulf Schirmer (conductor), Leipzig Opera House, 12.5.2018. (JMI)

Leipzig Opera’s Siegfried © T. Schulze

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An Excellent Die Walküre on the Second Night of Leipzig Opera’s Ring

13/05/2018

Wagner, Die Walküre: Soloists of Leipzig Opera, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra / Ulf Schirmer (conductor), Leipzig Opera House, 11.5.2018. (JMI)

Leipzig Opera’s Die Walküre © T. Schulze

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Leipzig Opera’s Ring Cycle Begins with a Convincing Das Rheingold

11/05/2018

Wagner, Das Rheingold: Soloists of Leipzig Opera, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra / Ulf Schirmer (conductor), Leipzig Opera House, 10.5.2018. (JMI)

Das Rheingold © T. Schulz

Leipzig Opera’s Das Rheingold © T. Schulz

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Scarlatti ‘Triumph’ In Buenos Aires

11/05/2018

Scarlatti, Il trionfo dell’onore: Soloists and Orchestra / Iñaki Encina Oyón (conductor), Centro Cultural 25 de Mayo, Buenos Aires. 4.5.2018. (JSJ)

The three ladies (from front) Sofía Di Benedetto (Doralice), Evelyn Ramírez (Leonora) and Josué Miranda (Aunt Cornelia) in Teatro Colón’s Il trionfo dell'onore (Photo Máximo Parpagnoli)

(From front) Sofía Di Benedetto (Doralice)
Evelyn Ramírez (Leonora) & Josué Miranda (Aunt Cornelia)
(c) Máximo Parpagnoli

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Meade and Rachvelishvili Fly High in Deutsche Oper’s Il trovatore

11/05/2018

Verdi, Il trovatore: Orchestra and Chorus of the Deutsche Oper / Giacomo Sagripanti (conductor), Deutsche Oper Berlin, 9.5.2018. (JMI)

Deutsche Oper’s Il trovatore © B. Stöss

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