San Sebastian’s Quincena Musical Opens with Fidelio and Stuart Skelton’s Superb Florestan

07/08/2017

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Beethoven, Fidelio (concert performance): Orfeón Donostiarra, BBC Philharmonic / Juanjo Mena (conductor), Kursaal, San Sebastian, 4.8.2017. (JMI)

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Brilliant Madama Butterfly at Opera på Skäret

05/08/2017

Puccini, Madama Butterfly: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Opera på Skäret / Marcello Mottadelli (conductor). Opera på Skäret, Kopparberg, 29.7.2017. (GF)

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Telina Pettersson (Dolore), Siv Oda Hagerupsen (Suzuki) & Elisabeth Teige (Butterfly)
(c) Andreas Hylthén

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Robert Carsen’s Grand Der Rosenkavalier Reaches Buenos Aires

03/08/2017

Strauss, Der Rosenkavalier: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra / Alejo Pérez (conductor), Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 25.7.2017. (JSJ)

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Jennifer Holloway (Octavian) & Manuela Uhl (Marschallin) in Der Rosenkavalier
(c) Máximo Parpagnoli

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Festival della Valle d’Itria’s Orlando Furioso: musical and visual magic

02/08/2017

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Festival della Valle d’Itria [2] – Vivaldi, Orlando Furioso: Soloists and Chorus of the Festival della Valle. I Barocchisti / Diego Fasolis (conductor), Palazzo Ducale, Festival della Valle d’Itria, Martina Franca, Puglia. 31.7.2017. (VV)

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Vivaldi’s Orlando Furioso (c) Festival della Valle d’Itria

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Intense and Touching Relationship Drama at Vattnäs

31/07/2017

Paula af Malmborg Ward, Kärlekskriget (The Love War): Soloists, Vattnäs Chamber Orchestra / Fredrik Burstedt (conductor), Vattnäs Concert Barn, Mora, Sweden, 6.7.2017 (world premiere). (GF)

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Lars Arvidson & Pers Anna Larsson in Kärlekskriget (c) Christian Berling

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Le Donne Vendicate (The Women’s Revenge): an exciting glimpse of the Enlightenment

29/07/2017

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Festival della Valle d’Itria [1] – Piccinni, Le Donne Vendicate: Soloists of the Accademia del Belcanto Rodolfo Celletti and of the Accademia del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Orchestra ICO della Magna Grecia, Giorgio d’Alonzo (harpsicord) / Ferdinando Sulla (conductor), Masseria Palesi, Festival della Valle d’Itria, Martina Franca, Puglia, 28.7.2017. (VV)

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Piccinni’s Le Donne Vendicate (c) Festival della Valle d’Itria

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A Marvellous Anja Harteros Heads the Munich Andrea Chénier Cast

29/07/2017

Munich Opera Festival [7] – Giordano, Andrea Chénier: Bayerische Staatsoper Orchestra and Chorus / Omer Meir Wellber (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 28.7.2017. (JMI)

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Andrea Chenier © W. Hösl

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Michael Spyres, Diana Damrau and Olga Pudova Shine in Munich’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann

29/07/2017

Munich Opera Festival [6] – Offenbach, Les Contes d’Hoffmann: Bayerische Staatsoper Orchestra and Chorus / Constantin Trinks (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 27.7.2017. (JMI)

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