An Outstanding La Favorite Cast, Backed by the Superb Bayererische Staatsoper Orchestra


Munich Opera Festival 2017 [5] – Donizetti, La Favorite: Bayerische Staatsoper Orchestra and Chorus / Karel Mark Chichon (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 26.7.2017. (JMI)


La Favorite © W. Hösl

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Cavalli – L’Erismena in Aix: A True Company Achievement



Festival d’Aix-en-Provence [5] – Cavalli, L’Erismena: Soloists, Cappella Mediterranea / Leonardo García Alarcón (conductor). Théâtre du Jeu de Paume, Aix, 15.7.2017. (MB)

Festival d’Aix-en-Provence 2017 © Pascal Victor / artcompress

Festival d’Aix-en-Provence’s L’Erismena © Pascal Victor/artcompress


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An Excellent New Staging at the Munich Opera Festival of a Rare Weber Opera


Munich Opera Festival 2017 [4] – Weber, Oberon: Bayerische Staatsoper Orchestra and Chorus / Ivor Bolton (conductor), Prinzregententheater, Munich, 24.7.2017. (JMI)


Munich Opera Festival’s Oberon © W. Hösl

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A Sublime and Delectable Rossinian Fantasy in Läckö


Rossini, A Turk in Italy (Sung in Swedish): Soloists and Chorus of Läckö Slottsopera, Läckö Opera Orchestra / Simon Phipps (conductor), Läckö Castle courtyard, 22.7.2017. (NS)


L to R: Geronio (Markus Schwartz), the Poet (Carl Ackerfeldt & Narciso (Wiktor Sundqvist)
(c) Daniel Strandroth

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Anja Harteros Comes to the Rescue of a Tedious Verdi Production


Munich Opera Festival 2017 [3] – Verdi, La forza del destino: Bayerische Staatsoper Orchestra and Chorus / Asher Fisch (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 23.7.2017. (JMI)

La forza del destino © W. Hösl

La forza del destino © W. Hösl

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Kirill Petrenko Conducts A Remarkable, Unforgettable Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District


Munich Opera Festival 2017 [2] – Shostakovich, Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District: Bayerische Staatsoper Orchestra and Chorus / Kirill Petrenko (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 22.7.2017. (JMI)


Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District © W. Hösl

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Joyce DiDonato and a Superb Cast Triumph in Munich Opera Festival’s Semiramide


Munich Opera Festival 2017 [1] – Rossini, Semiramide: Bayerische Staatsoper Orchestra and Chorus / Michele Mariotti (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 21.7.2017. (JMI)


Semiramide © W. Hösl

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Up Rossini’s ‘Silken Ladder’ In Buenos Aires


Rossini, La scala di seta: Soloists, Orchestra, Carlos David Jaimes (conductor). Teatro Picadero, Buenos Aires. 17.7.2017. (JSJ)


Luis Loaiza Isler & (from l.) Sergio Carlevaris (Blansac), Constanza Díaz Falú (Giulia)
& Sebastián Russo (Dorvil) in Buenos Aires Lírica’s La scala di seta (c) Buenos Aires Lírica

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