Experiments in Opera Premieres the Zany, Crazy and Touching Chunky in Heat

05/06/2019

2019 New York Opera Fest [6] – Various Composers, Chunky in Heat: Soloists, Contemporaneous / David Bloom (conductor), Experiments in Opera, The Flea Theater, New York, 2.6.2019. (RP)

 Sarah Daniels (Chunky) © Reuben Radding
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Sleepy but epic, Zurich revives a Robert Wilson Norma

05/06/2019

Bellini: Norma: Soloists and Chorus of the Opernhaus Zürich, Philharmonia Zürich / Fabio Luisi (conductor), Opernhaus Zürich, Zurich, 2.6.2019. (CCr)

Norma (c Toni Suter
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Richard Strauss Is Well Served by the Teatro Real’s New Capriccio

03/06/2019

Strauss, Capriccio: Teatro Real Orchestra / Asher Fisch (conductor), Teatro Real, Madrid, 2.6.2019. (JMI)

Capriccio (c) Javier del Real
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Bernstein’s Masterwork Comes Alive in Chicago

03/06/2019

Bernstein, West Side Story: Soloists, Orchestra of Lyric Opera of Chicago / James Lowe (conductor). Civic Opera House, Chicago. 18.5.19 (JLZ)

West Side Story at Lyric Opera of Chicago (c) Todd Rosenberg
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An Art Deco Traviata with all the Trimmings

03/06/2019

Verdi, La traviata: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of LA Opera / James Conlon (conductor), Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 1.6.2019. (JRo)

Dancer Louis A. Williams, Jr., in LA Opera’s La traviata (c) Craig T. Mathew  
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Juan Diego Flórez Makes an Uneven Debut in the Wiener Staatsoper’s Manon

03/06/2019

Massenet, Manon: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Wiener Staatsoper / Frédéric Chaslin (conductor), Wiener Staatsoper, Vienna, 1.6.2019. (JMI)

Nino Machaidze (Manon) & Juan Diego Flórez (Des Grieux)
(c) Wiener Staatsoper Michael Pöhn
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Anna Netrebko Shines as Maddalena di Coigny in Vienna

02/06/2019

Giordano, Andrea Chénier: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Wiener Staatsoper / Marco Armiliato (conductor), Wiener Staatsoper, Vienna, 31.5.2019. (JMI)

Yusif Eyvasov & Anna Netrebko
(c) Wiener Staatsoper/Michael Poehn

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Extraordinary Die Frau ohne Schatten at the Vienna Staatsoper

01/06/2019

Strauss, Die Frau ohne Schatten: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Wiener Staatsoper / Christian Thielemann (conductor), Wiener Staatsoper, Vienna, 30.5.2019. (JMI)

Die Frau ohne Schatten (c) Wiener Staatsoper/Michael Poehn

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