Carmen in Zurich: Some Fine Voices but Lacks White Heat

03/07/2018

Bizet, Carmen: Soloists, Childrens’ Chorus of Zurich Opera, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Orchestra Zurich / Eun Sun Kim (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich. 1.7.2018. (JR)

Zurich Opera’s Carmen (c) Judith Schlosser

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The Extraordinary Kirill Petrenko Leads a Dream Cast in a New Parsifal

03/07/2018

2018 Munich Opera Festival [1] – Wagner, Parsifal: Bayerische Staatsoper Chorus and Orchestra / Kirill Petrenko (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 1.7.2018. (JMI)

Parsifal at the 2018 Munich Opera Festival © W. Hösl

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La Dafne Proves A Near Miss in a Venue of the Gods

01/07/2018

Maggio Musicale Fiorentino 2018 – da Gagliano, La Dafne: Soloists, Modo Antiquo / Federico Maria Sardelli (conductor), The Grotta di Buontalenti of the Boboli Gardens, Florence, 25.6.2018. (CP)

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La Dafne (c) Camilla Ricci

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Lucia di Lammermoor Makes a Triumphant Return to the Teatro Real

28/06/2018

Donizetti, Lucia di Lammermoor: Teatro Real Chorus and Orchestra / Daniel Oren (conductor), Teatro Real, Madrid, 25 & 26.6.2018. (JMI)

Teatro Real’s Lucia di Lammermoor © J. del Real

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Families in Peril in LA Opera’s ‘Scare Pair’

27/06/2018

Getty, Usher House and The Canterville Ghost: Soloists of LA Opera, LA Opera Orchestra / Sara Jobin (conductor), The Broad Stage, Santa Monica, 24.6.2018. (JRo)

Matthew Burns (Sir Simon de Canterville) in The Canterville Ghost (c) Craig T. Mathew

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Life’s a Catwalk: Bieito’s Stunning Poppea for Zurich Opera

26/06/2018

Monteverdi, L’incoronazione di Poppea: Soloists and Chorus of Zurich Opera, Orchestra La Scintilla Zurich / Ottavio Dantone (conductor), Zurich Opera 24.6.2018. (JR)

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The Valencia Season Comes to a Close with La clemenza di Tito

25/06/2018

Mozart, La clemenza di Tito: Generalitat Valenciana Chorus, Comunitat Valenciana Orchestra / Nimrod David Pfeffer (conductor), Palau de Les Arts Auditorium, Valencia, 24.6. 2018. (JMI)

La clemenza di Tito © M. Lorenzo and M. Ponce

La clemenza di Tito © M. Lorenzo and M. Ponce

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An Imaginative Staging of La damnation de Faust at the Palau de Les Arts

25/06/2018

Berlioz, La damnation de Faust: Generalitat Valenciana Chorus, Comunitat Valenciana Orchestra / Roberto Abbado (conductor), Palau de Les Arts, Valencia, 23.6.2018. (JMI)

La damnation de Faust © M. Lorenzo and M. Ponce

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